Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:39
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.2% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 250
89% 188 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 638
69% 538 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 556
Reflection 501
Parallax 639
147% 565 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 543
Splatting 274
123% 360 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$60
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X412
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 335
Write 221
Mixed 196
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 42.7
148% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 141
105% 141 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 102%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$17
297GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 64.5
68% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB
907GB free
Firmware: CC96
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 108
Write 97
Mixed 60.7
66% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
202GB free
Firmware: CC46
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 150
Write 151
Mixed 77.5
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.6
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 66%
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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).

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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,008
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