Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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.
Boot Drive98.3% 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.
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
30 days ago, 30 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime8 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 20:10
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690-$222
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.4% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 410
56% 411 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 377
Parallax 400
111% 399 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 398
Splatting 247
106% 294 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 29 31 28 29 33 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 471
Mixed 363
SusWrite 62.9
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 55.2
189% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 236
212% 321 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 118%
Ct1000mx 50 1TB
171GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 189 202 211 209 212 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 340
Write 205
Mixed 249
SusWrite 204
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 44.1
144% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 135
98% 128 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 124%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
931GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 116 118 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 129
Write 124
Mixed 108
SusWrite 119
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX KHX1600C10D3/8GX 16GB
1866, 1866 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 21.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.5
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 80%
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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 3,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $983
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