Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.1% 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 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.
Very high background CPU (75%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 23:28
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SYC-User
Background CPU 75%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 239
90% 154 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 664
70% 550 Pts
64-Core 638
43% 638 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$680
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.1% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 235
Parallax 562
90% 379 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 368
Splatting 296
96% 284 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
837GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 104 47 97 98 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 79
SusWrite 87.9
73% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
33.3% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 10.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF Builds (Compare 583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

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