Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics17.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 11:23
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 645
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Lighting 45.6
Reflection 37.7
Parallax 68.5
17% 50.6 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 47.7
Splatting 52.1
17% 41.7 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$67
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 407 359 268 242 221 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 403
Write 402
Mixed 304
SusWrite 314
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 39.2
164% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 258
217% 312 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
763GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 169 168 171 172 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 183
Mixed 96
SusWrite 170
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.3
252% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.2
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 83%
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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 2,278 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $978
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