Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months 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 7  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 06 '17 at 02:44
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 133
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 500
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 721
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 70.8
Parallax 112
35% 98.3 fps
MRender 87.5
Gravity 105
Splatting 79.9
39% 90.7 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$179
187GB free
Firmware: MAT0
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 308
Write 126
Mixed 153
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 28.1
122% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 79.8
DQ Mixed 55.7
58% 95.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 87%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 117
Write 132
Mixed 106
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 3.03
4K Mixed 0.4
126% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.2
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 26.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 79%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 2,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $951
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