Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:32
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 312
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 349
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1025 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 155
Parallax 222
58% 183 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 148
Splatting 150
66% 140 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
1GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 395
Mixed 341
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 26.5
147% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 45.9
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 25.9
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
495GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 148
Write 149
Mixed 141
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.31
117% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5403-429.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.1% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 53%
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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 1,246 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $951
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