Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime17.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 05:53
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 104
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 413
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 403
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$180
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
43.7% Average
Lighting 151
Reflection 121
Parallax 133
45% 135 fps
MRender 82.8
Gravity 128
Splatting 86.5
43% 99 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
27GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 491
Write 359
Mixed 392
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 9.46
92% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 12
18% 33.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 114%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 6TB
1TB free
Firmware: 040B
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 136
Write 79.8
Mixed 72.8
72% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 6.59
4K Mixed 0.41
201% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
201GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69% Good
Read 131
Write 110
Mixed 120
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.14
60% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.4
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55%
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 441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $715
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