Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:50
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 419
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 419
63% 417 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$219
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 201
Parallax 215
67% 215 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
79% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
163GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 494
Write 343
Mixed 347
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 8.34
73% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 7.8
54% 126 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 83%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 178
Write 128
Mixed 135
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.24
93% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $942
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