Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:39
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 445
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 676
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 330
Reflection 143
Parallax 256
94% 243 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 141
Splatting 140
59% 141 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
101GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 412
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 50.4
190% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 119
145% 257 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 118%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 162
Mixed 158
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.14
67% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 24.3
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 86%
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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 2,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,056
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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