Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141021
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '19 at 16:11
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590-$130
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
51.4% Above average
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 168
60% 127 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 259
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
Gigabyte(1458 36BC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.12
Relative performance (0th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 97.4
Parallax 101
27% 100 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 108
Splatting 49.9
32% 89 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 278 287 278 270 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 414
Mixed 334
SusWrite 287
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 41.7
136% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$44
27GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 103 102 98 102 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 165
Write 170
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 103
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-081.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 8.9
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 8,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $702
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