Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics156% 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.
Boot Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 06:41
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 84.7
1-Core 128
2-Core 258
89% 157 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 670
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Dell(1028 3907) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
156% Outstanding
Lighting 221
Reflection 205
Parallax 200
178% 209 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 154
Splatting 135
130% 163 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 156%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 214 210 204 203 198 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 343
Write 324
Mixed 260
SusWrite 210
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 34.7
128% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 119
104% 158 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 123%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
397GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 387 388 391 393 396 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 453
SusWrite 389
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59
196% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 129%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 99 101 102 101 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 50.7
Write 94.8
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 97.3
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.6
95% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 112%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 12TB
4TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 175 177 177 179 184 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.3% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 18.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $983
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