Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive108% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:24
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-4790S-$441
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 362
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 557
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 361
Parallax 355
124% 381 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 415
Splatting 244
128% 291 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$153
130GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 400
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 46.7
173% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 90.9
104% 175 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
370GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 134
Write 139
Mixed 133
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.37
138% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.M16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 19.6
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 21.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 61%
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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 1,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,061
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