Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 00:44
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 120
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 438
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 657
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 366E) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 276
Reflection 230
Parallax 248
79% 251 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 238
Splatting 161
86% 189 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandis S120GG25 120GB
40GB free
Firmware: R112 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 512
Write 138
Mixed 202
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 17.6
133% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 37.9
62% 121 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$69
697GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 138
Write 143
Mixed 138
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.28
115% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 86%
Samsun HD403LJ 400GB
280GB free
Firmware: CT100-12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 67.9
Write 67.6
Mixed 63.3
50% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.34
77% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$95
25GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 72.1
Write 65.3
Mixed 67.7
52% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.38
84% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 15.9
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 63%
Take a copy of your results

 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 3,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $992
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $297AMD RX 480 $608Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
Intel Core i5-7600K $233Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $157
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $696SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback