Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 23 '17 at 11:53
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 450
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 691
MC Mixed 691
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 178
Parallax 200
64% 196 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 189
Splatting 129
68% 156 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$119
26GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 122%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
17GB free
Firmware: 502A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
44.5% Average
Read 185
Write 103
Mixed 126
30% 138 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 13
90% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 33
46% 84.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 78%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$250
2TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 136
Write 159
Mixed 133
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 3.68
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.2
218% 2.05 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 154
Write 113
Mixed 145
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.17
46% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB-$267
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 26.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 26.1
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 46.4
86% 46.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 110%
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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 3,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,064
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $295AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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