Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive29.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime2 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '19 at 23:31
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 265
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 519
71% 517 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$500
Sapphire(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB; Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 Nitro+
CLim: 1637 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 357
Reflection 238
Parallax 583
102% 393 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 419
Splatting 298
100% 302 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$60
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 118 64 120 47 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
29.7% Poor
Read 250
Write 300
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 100
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 0.1
32% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 97.8
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 0.2
34% 79.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 204 203 206 206 204 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 179
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 202
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
741GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 158 157 160 160 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 159
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 159
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.5
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 24.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
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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 3,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,002
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