Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 04 '17 at 20:10
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 as expected (51st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 429
97% 426 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 422
62% 417 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
MSI(1462 8C94) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 203
Parallax 241
71% 223 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 205
Splatting 166
73% 172 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
163GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 101
Write 114
Mixed 96.8
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.7%
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 450 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: $710
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