Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive226% 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.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '17 at 01:18
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 769
87% 665 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
175GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 503
Mixed 515
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 47
182% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 174
183% 302 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 126%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,068
Write 896
Mixed 1,029
292% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 52.4
229% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 582
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 191
209% 358 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 226%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 25.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 75%
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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 3,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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: $998
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