Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 73%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.6% 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-G1.Sniper Z87  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131016
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 12:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-4770K-$460
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 393
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 578
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 213
Parallax 251
76% 236 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 227
Splatting 178
80% 186 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
29GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 438
Write 374
Mixed 402
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 17.5
76% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 73.3
119% 228 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 92%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
474GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 74.5
Write 72.5
Mixed 60.3
88% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.4% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-G1.Sniper Z87 Builds (Compare 504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper Z87 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,157
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