Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 93.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics5.92% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 17:39
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 471
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 660
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
5.92% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 25
5% 19 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20.6
6% 16.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.92%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
307GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 153
Mixed 147
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.34
111% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
26.2% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.33 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 8.1
22% 7.7 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 49%
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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 2,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,058
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