Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming GT

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive29.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming GT  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140531
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateApr 09 '18 at 15:26
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 110
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 67.7
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 325
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 392
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 179
Parallax 195
63% 194 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 187
Splatting 125
66% 152 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7PA128HMCD-010 128GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 169
Write 203
Mixed 121
37% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.84
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 7.26
25% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 98.8
DQ Write 28.6
DQ Mixed 3.34
18% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 46%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$82
108GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 162
Mixed 113
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.51
172% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
31GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 156
Mixed 107
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming GT - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,118
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