Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive113% 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 G1  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:37
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 133
2-Core 267
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 708
78% 605 Pts
64-Core 715
48% 715 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 45% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
534GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 397 398 398 393 397 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 492
Mixed 458
SusWrite 397
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 54.3
185% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 163
138% 207 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 142 146 143 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 109
Write 102
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 142
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.5
194% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
597GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 140 140 143 142 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 147
Write 121
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 142
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
113GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 89 90 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 115
Write 157
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 85
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
700GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 105 107 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 71.6
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 106
64% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 163 170 171 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 132
Write 149
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 164
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
213% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 144 151 152 150 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 110
Write 129
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 149
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 26.3
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $751
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