Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive107% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 00:54
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 714
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.5% Average
Lighting 54.8
Reflection 65.9
Parallax 57.5
44% 59.4 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 57.1
Splatting 52.8
47% 57.8 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$39
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 146 146 146 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 492
Mixed 364
SusWrite 162
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.4
196% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
77GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 153 153 153 153 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 487
Mixed 416
SusWrite 179
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.8
212% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Seagate BACKUP+ 250GB
141GB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 241 242 243 245 245 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 261
Write 243
Mixed 242
SusWrite 231
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 28.8
94% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 81.3
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 87
71% 99.4 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99[2/7/4]123(F/Y/R 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 26.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 26.5
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97N-WIFI Builds (Compare 644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $745
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