Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.31% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive87.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 20:11
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 126
2-Core 235
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 640
68% 528 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro V4900-$150
AMD(1002 2B06) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
6.31% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 7.1
7% 8.33 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 8
6% 7.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.31%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 181 156 159 136 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 512
Write 184
Mixed 240
SusWrite 157
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42
153% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 170
141% 206 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 88%
WD Purple 3TB (2014)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 148 147 145 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 141
Write 138
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 146
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST6000VX0001-1SH17Z 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: VN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 203 204 206 205 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 215
Write 168
Mixed 99.9
SusWrite 204
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
231% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 120%
Great: 117%
Seagate ST6000VX0001-1SH17Z 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: VN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 204 204 204 203 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 160
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 203
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
224% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.4
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 Builds (Compare 126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $746
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