Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 03:24
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 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 i7-4790-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 99.8
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 95.8
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 307
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 559
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 282
Parallax 325
97% 309 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 290
Splatting 220
105% 237 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$53
48GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 486
Write 63.3
Mixed 257
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 9.42
85% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 25.6
76% 164 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 81%
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$223
21GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 282
Mixed 354
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 30.1
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 111
136% 240 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$98
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 181
Mixed 158
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.23
94% 1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$45
29GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 247
Write 139
Mixed 152
210% 179 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 9.36
4K Mixed 4.23
500% 7.89 MB/s
DQ Read 10.5
DQ Write 9.49
DQ Mixed 4.4
511% 8.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Patriot Supersonic Xpress USB 3.0 32GB-$20
26GB free, PID 5000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 128
Write 39.2
Mixed 33.8
67% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.94
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 1
82% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 97.5
41% 97.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 87%
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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 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $999
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