Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory0.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:23
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
56.5% Above average
SC Int 102
SC Float 87.5
SC Mixed 104
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 244
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 312
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 316
47% 315 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 0784) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
63% Good
Lighting 172
Reflection 138
Parallax 224
59% 178 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 192
Splatting 116
66% 151 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$408
408GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
52% Above average
Read 346
Write 155
Mixed 172
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 9
86% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 45.6
50% 84.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 52%
Great: 97%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$73
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 138
Write 131
Mixed 102
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.26
109% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
26.5% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.5
23% 8.03 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 7.6
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 40%
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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 1,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $957
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