Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive85.1% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '16 at 05:07
Run Duration311 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 117
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 364
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 624
91% 609 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$100
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 29% Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD PLUS 480GB
281GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 499
Write 331
Mixed 417
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 18.3
130% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 15.9
57% 117 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 103%
Toshiba Q300 480GB-$152
253GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 365
Write 143
Mixed 163
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 7.07
77% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 50.4
DQ Mixed 4.6
13% 27.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 71%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$116
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 109
Write 107
Mixed 107
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.31
118% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 101%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
447GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 160
Write 152
Mixed 148
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.16
83% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 112%
WD WD6400AACS-00G8B1 640GB
432GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 86.9
Write 78.6
Mixed 72.7
60% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.34
92% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 49%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA330 2TB
234GB free
Firmware: JKAONA02 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 76.3
Write 79.9
Mixed 70.8
57% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 992017 (997017) 1315 CT102464BA160B.C16 1314 992017 (997017) 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $814
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