Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.5% 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 Drive178% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 113
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 409
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 626
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1617 MHz, MLim: 2107 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Lighting 267
Reflection 240
Parallax 284
84% 263 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 247
Splatting 170
88% 204 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 589 475 403 404 401 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 709
Write 584
Mixed 598
SusWrite 445
131% 584 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 87.4
292% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 971
652% 789 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 178%
Great: 275%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2080 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 25.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 63%
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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-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 3,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,018
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