Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H  (all builds)
Memory21.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 16:15
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 445
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 571
MC Mixed 563
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 101%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
374GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 126
Write 116
Mixed 106
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.46
107% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2400 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2400 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2400 2OZ 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 60%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,100
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