Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 88%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics138% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 25 '20 at 01:38
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 250
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 676
72% 561 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
138% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 187
Parallax 172
143% 179 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 171
Splatting 124
131% 138 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 138%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$30
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 386
Write 268
Mixed 297
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 23.6
127% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 73.1
DQ Mixed 12
37% 82.6 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 80%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
698GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 49 49 49 50 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 148
Write 78
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 49.1
66% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBXL Kingston 9905471-064.A00LF 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.4% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 8.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.6
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK Builds (Compare 150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,138
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