Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics161% 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 Drive98.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:15
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$458
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 388
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 601
89% 596 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4222
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
5.83% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 24.2
5% 19 fps
MRender 19.6
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20.1
6% 15.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.83%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 547
Parallax 621
152% 530 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 558
Splatting 297
167% 376 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 161%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
341GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
341GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$200
69GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 318
Mixed 387
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 36.6
148% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 116
139% 242 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 112%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
1TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 164
Mixed 158
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.21
104% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D169DS3.16FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.7% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.7
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 63%
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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 2,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,001
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