Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.4% 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 Drive64.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '16 at 01:39
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 487
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 686
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$103
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6839
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 70.8
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 66.9
21% 61.6 fps
MRender 55
Gravity 58.5
Splatting 41.1
27% 51.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Pyro 120GB-$83
62GB free
Firmware: 581A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 515
Write 99.2
Mixed 159
56% 258 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 12.5
123% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 83.1
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 28.7
36% 63.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 65%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
471GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 174
Mixed 159
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.33
127% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$37
237GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 105
Write 105
Mixed 102
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.65
138% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 69%
Patriot Memory 64GB
18GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 25.7
Write 13.4
Mixed 12.3
19% 17.1 MB/s
4K Read 9.16
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.34
62% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.9
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $998
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