Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23.5% 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 Drive49.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 00:47
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 347
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 560
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost-$140
EVGA(3842 3657) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
23.5% Poor
Lighting 60.8
Reflection 48.2
Parallax 78.9
21% 62.6 fps
MRender 56.2
Gravity 70.4
Splatting 50.3
25% 59 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$350
975GB free
Firmware: M3CR020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 507
Write 376
Mixed 407
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 29.1
98% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 74.4
113% 214 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 122%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 479
Write 213
Mixed 317
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 30.8
4K Mixed 9.79
53% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 50.2
32% 36.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 76%
WD 3200BMV External 320GB
39GB free, PID 0704
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 35.9
Write 34.8
Mixed 8.9
31% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.43
4K Mixed 0.24
23% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.1%
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-Z87N-WIFI Builds (Compare 292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $901
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