Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 242
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 614
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.9%
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 (99th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 267
Reflection 240
Parallax 284
70% 263 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 247
Splatting 170
69% 204 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
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 (9th 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: 159%
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: 28%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 62%
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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 4,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,003
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