Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 191%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 158%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics239% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 09:53
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84% Excellent
Memory 91.3
1-Core 129
2-Core 239
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 612
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 619
42% 619 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Asus(1043 87B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
239% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 296
Parallax 353
256% 322 fps
MRender 356
Gravity 257
Splatting 190
219% 268 fps
Poor: 188%
This bench: 239%
Great: 260%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS200T2B0A-00SM50 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 335 400 397 410 404 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 430
Mixed 286
SusWrite 378
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.1
149% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 123
147% 257 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 95 99 106 100 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 378
Write 111
Mixed 116
SusWrite 97
38% 176 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 25.6
111% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 73.2
89% 162 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
467GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 182 184 184 186 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 193
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 183
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$79
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 189 189 183 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.7% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,048
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