Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive148% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 04 '17 at 18:53
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 109
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 403
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 410
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 180
Parallax 219
63% 201 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 191
Splatting 133
75% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$110
41GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 1,438
Write 399
Mixed 684
183% 840 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 40.8
182% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 140
137% 223 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 148%
Great: 209%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
285GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 109
Write 141
Mixed 119
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB-$154
475GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 107
Write 107
Mixed 102
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.33
111% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 89%
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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 2,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $933
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