Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141014
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:56
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
64.7% Good
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 86.6
SC Mixed 80.3
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 322
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 609
91% 605 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 181
Parallax 200
65% 198 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 190
Splatting 126
67% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 282 160 135 178 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 417
Write 452
Mixed 298
SusWrite 214
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 43.2
158% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 180
157% 227 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$125
268GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 182 181 181 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 166
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 182
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
257% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB-$154
9GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 102 105 109 109 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 132
Write 91
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 107
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 106%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$165
422GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 71 70 74 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 72.4
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
282% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$50
17GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 63 61 64 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 59.3
Write 63.2
Mixed 47
SusWrite 62.5
43% 58 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35%
Great: 71%
Hitachi HDS5C3030ALA630 3TB-$233
653GB free
Firmware: MEAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 78 75 84 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 49
SusWrite 79.8
66% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 69%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
50GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 71 70 74 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 66
Write 72.5
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 72.2
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 72%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$125
299GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 106 108 106 109 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 97.2
Write 107
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 107
65% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1866C10-8GAB 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 0420 F3-1866C10-8GAB 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.7% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 11.4
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 70%
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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 133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $779
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