Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '16 at 00:34
Run Duration292 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 409
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 428
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Asus(1043 04ED) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
64.6% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 154
Parallax 249
66% 199 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 160
Splatting 173
63% 152 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 240GB-$80
117GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 486
Mixed 498
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 14.6
120% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 63.8
116% 227 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 97%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
913GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 150
Write 163
Mixed 150
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.31
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.35
141% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
14GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
6.55% Terrible
Read 24.1
Write 4.96
Mixed 7.47
12% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.76
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.95
60% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.55%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 73%
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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-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 1,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,000
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