Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.28% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive101% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 05 '20 at 19:06
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 265
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 529
70% 518 Pts
64-Core 535
36% 535 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
3.28% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 23.7
3% 18.6 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.7
3% 16.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.28%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T2535T240G 240GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0412A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 447 443 301 114 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 452
Mixed 406
SusWrite 307
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 34.2
166% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 50.8
102% 201 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 101%
Great: 92%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$98
412GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 657 643 645 619 626 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 742
Write 657
Mixed 663
SusWrite 638
152% 675 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 85.4
283% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 1,105
726% 855 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 189%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 25.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 11,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

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