Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD7 TH
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF  (all builds)
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 01:34
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 654
69% 541 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
48.9% Average
Lighting 178
Reflection 166
Parallax 183
47% 176 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 173
Splatting 118
49% 146 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 296 265 268 259 267 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 480
Mixed 376
SusWrite 253
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 48.4
164% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 232
210% 319 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Micron_M550_2.5"_7mm_256GB 256GB
119GB free
Firmware: DL03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 417 450 453 444 434 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 459
Mixed 315
SusWrite 394
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 40.5
143% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 240
207% 305 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
365GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 153 153 155 154 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 145
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 146
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73EB0-CK0 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 M378B1G73EB0-CK0 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 25.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 76%
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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-UD7 TH-CF Builds (Compare 309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $978
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