Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% 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 Drive110% 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
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, 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, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 15:15
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$419
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 372
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 563
83% 556 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 431
Parallax 458
142% 450 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 446
Splatting 281
146% 334 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 144%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
137GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 412
Mixed 417
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 47.4
178% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 95
110% 185 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
908GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 173
Mixed 160
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.36
145% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.8%
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 (99th percentile)
66.7% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 22.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,058
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