Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:55
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 469
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 701
104% 692 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 205
Parallax 218
72% 222 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 217
Splatting 168
77% 178 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
77GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 411
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.1
187% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 117
139% 245 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$45
62GB free
Firmware: CC37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 87.3
Write 79.4
Mixed 88.4
64% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.46
98% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 19.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 55.1
72% 55.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.5%
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-Z97X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,008 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-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $998
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