Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive65.3% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration427 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 509
115% 505 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 505
75% 503 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 301
Parallax 368
106% 333 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 305
Splatting 216
104% 240 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 512
Write 157
Mixed 193
62% 287 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 13.1
113% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13.5
27% 50.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 84%
WD My Passport 071A 750GB
2GB free, PID 071a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 34.7
Write 31.5
Mixed 9.6
30% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.12
40% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 18%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 8GB
1GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.94% Terrible
Read 25.8
Write 2.84
Mixed 4.69
10% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.44
4K Write 0.001
4K Mixed 0.002
9% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.94%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 27.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 26.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 87%
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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-SOC Force Builds (Compare 309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force - $123

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $941
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