Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive90.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 83.6
SC Mixed 116
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 345
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 612
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Zotac(19DA 1375) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 114
Parallax 125
41% 125 fps
MRender 82.3
Gravity 120
Splatting 81
41% 94.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 93 88 89 87 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 420
Write 388
Mixed 363
SusWrite 107
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 48.5
168% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 343
258% 345 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 124%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
281GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 86 86 86 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 98.7
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 86.2
69% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
71GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 104 104 105 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 110
Write 68.5
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 104
65% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 0420 10242397 0420 10242397 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
57% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
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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 G1 Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $902
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