Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive128% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 10 years and 2 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 17 '19 at 17:17
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 259
93% 196 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 517
70% 515 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 343
Reflection 310
Parallax 331
88% 328 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 316
Splatting 245
83% 257 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$200
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 447 459 461 469 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 485
Mixed 383
SusWrite 458
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 54.1
205% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 351
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 128%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
436GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 491 488 493 496 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 459
Mixed 423
SusWrite 489
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 73.2
256% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 146%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$47
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 168 170 168 169 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 144
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 168
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 23.3
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,005
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