Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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.
Graphics89.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.7% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD7 TH
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 04 '21 at 11:29
Run Duration246 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 83.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 250
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 668
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
EVGA(3842 2067) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.9% Excellent
Lighting 115
Reflection 110
Parallax 112
93% 113 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 101
Splatting 96
86% 111 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 166 185 196 207 191 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 311
Write 185
Mixed 217
SusWrite 179
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 37.3
129% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 143
107% 145 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 128%
WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB
6.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 207 229 229 240 225 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
24.1% Poor
Read 223
Write 226
Mixed 107
SusWrite 214
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.7
7% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 28%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$90
222GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 209 205 80 82 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 456
Write 391
Mixed 355
SusWrite 135
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 35.3
117% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 193
154% 224 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 120%
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$525
75GB free
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 204 211 223 237 216 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 364
Write 290
Mixed 253
SusWrite 208
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 23.3
92% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 54.5
DQ Mixed 96.9
98% 167 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 95%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
418GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 83 80 84 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 120
Write 112
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 81.4
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 109%
WD WD4005FZBX-00K5WB0 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 208 229 222 240 219 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 237
Write 232
Mixed 95.1
SusWrite 212
142% 194 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.6
333% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 129%
Great: 137%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
155GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 44 46 48 45 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 93.8
Write 87.4
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 43.9
88% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 43%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
251GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 43 45 47 44 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 59
Write 60.3
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 43.1
67% 50.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 45%
WD Elements 25A3 12TB
10.5TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 42 44 47 49 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 180
Write 179
Mixed 128
SusWrite 44.6
171% 133 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 3.73 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 104%
WD Game Drive 4TB
1TB free, PID 262f
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 44 47 49 52 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
28.9% Poor
Read 68.5
Write 63.8
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 46.4
76% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $638
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