Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140917
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 19:55
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 107
2-Core 213
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 546
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 545
37% 545 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Sapphire(174B 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 217
Parallax 133
102% 159 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 136
Splatting 117
107% 122 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
460GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 125 124 129 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 172
Write 164
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 126
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$110
2TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 106 109 108 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 109
Write 102
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 107
69% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.6% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 16
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3P Builds (Compare 152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $615
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