Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 91.5%, this CPU's 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateAug 29 '21 at 17:20
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$155
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 523
71% 522 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.68
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 111
Parallax 112
84% 109 fps
MRender 92.5
Gravity 100
Splatting 96.1
80% 96.4 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,127
Write 4,712
Mixed 5272
1,195% 5,370 MB/s
4K Read 540
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 331
1,373% 373 MB/s
DQ Read 1,777
DQ Write 1,362
DQ Mixed 1,573
1,175% 1,571 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 203 203 203 199 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 164
Mixed 81
SusWrite 201
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 27" 1280 720 SAM0F57 C27JG5x
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $957
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