Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 25 '19 at 07:03
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 271
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 696
75% 585 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 263
Reflection 226
Parallax 247
69% 245 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 226
Splatting 156
63% 184 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$110
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R131
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 64 54 52 49 44 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 316
Write 178
Mixed 132
SusWrite 61.1
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 25.7
125% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 24.3
55% 115 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 110%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$246
1TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 83.8
Write 84.8
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 83
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 95%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$246
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 151 151 151 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 136
Write 116
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 150
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
327% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate Desktop 8TB
2.5TB free, PID 3343
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 134 135 135 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 86.3
Write 103
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 134
134% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
184% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.8% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.8%
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-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 4,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,004
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