Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive124% 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.
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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140604
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 00:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 96.6
1-Core 119
2-Core 256
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 680
72% 564 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 459 460 461 460 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 454
Mixed 445
SusWrite 460
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.9
189% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 277
231% 335 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
912GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 198 201 200 197 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 74.8
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 198
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 25.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 83%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97N-WIFI Builds (Compare 668 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-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $918
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HDDRAMUSB
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