Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.3% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 06 '18 at 04:05
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$168
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 220
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 439
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 439
30% 439 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 389
Parallax 404
107% 400 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 390
Splatting 252
105% 295 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$87
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 400
Mixed 416
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 21.5
137% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 16.2
51% 103 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04E99927-15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97N-WIFI Builds (Compare 1,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $932
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