Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-SOC Force  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 18:25
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-4690K-$243
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 514
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 494
72% 477 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 184
Parallax 200
64% 198 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 194
Splatting 131
69% 159 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 508
Write 491
Mixed 384
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 62.9
221% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$60
700GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 81 81 80 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 89.5
Write 91
Mixed 62
SusWrite 79.4
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 68%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 147 147 148 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 118
Write 138
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 147
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.8
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-SOC Force Builds (Compare 373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC Force - $123

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $961
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