Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 02 '17 at 13:21
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 482
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 667
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 710
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1659 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 25.5
Reflection 258
Parallax 299
38% 194 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 269
Splatting 184
92% 211 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
108GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 413
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 46.6
168% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 122
134% 225 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
12GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q 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: 67% Great: 123%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
424GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 141
Write 137
Mixed 122
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
406GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 137
Write 139
Mixed 159
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.25
86% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $978
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