Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 Drive94.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 08:37
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 127
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 403
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 642
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 386
Parallax 453
131% 415 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 400
Splatting 252
131% 300 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 131%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
350GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 414
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 45.7
177% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 44.5
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 116
102% 145 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS2754D117-514 480GB
23GB free
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 418
Mixed 451
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 22.7
126% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 51.4
96% 187 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 104%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
787GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 181
Mixed 167
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.91
4K Mixed 0.22
114% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
11GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 135
Write 108
Mixed 84.3
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.3
100% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
2GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 140
Write 87
Mixed 93.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.28
108% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
49.5% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 15.6
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.5%
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 289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $940
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