Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD7 TH
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:26
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 428
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 623
MC Mixed 610
89% 598 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 122
38% 108 fps
MRender 80.5
Gravity 117
Splatting 82.5
40% 93.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 128GB-$47
118GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 497
Write 150
Mixed 231
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 31.8
134% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 57.8
81% 152 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 344
Write 184
Mixed 227
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 37.2
147% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 20
33% 61.4 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 21.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF Builds (Compare 157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $945
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