Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics90.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 15:26
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 18%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 102
2-Core 184
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 548
56% 439 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1643 MHz, MLim: 1835 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Lighting 114
Reflection 124
Parallax 112
94% 117 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 106
Splatting 102
62% 104 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
730GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 155 155 160 164 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 160
Write 167
Mixed 110
SusWrite 153
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
248% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: HP36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 167 169 165 170 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 135
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 168
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 123 130 117 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 98
Write 126
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 123
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G Samsung M378B1G73DB0-CK0 KHX1600C10D3/8G Micron 16KTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.9% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.2
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,003
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