Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

Gaming 61%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 00:45
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 (75th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 253
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 556
65% 494 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$465
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 81
Reflection 82.5
Parallax 78.9
66% 80.8 fps
MRender 73.3
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 64.6
62% 71.9 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 456 460 464 464 464 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 455
Mixed 450
SusWrite 456
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58
190% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 276
230% 333 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
912GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 199 201 200 193 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 51
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 197
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
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 (87th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.5
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 25.6
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97N-WIFI Builds (Compare 710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $878
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