Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 16:59
Run Duration263 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 499
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 724
MC Mixed 711
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 210
Parallax 224
72% 224 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 218
Splatting 176
78% 182 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
78GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 115%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
41GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 366
Mixed 410
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 25.1
144% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 68.9
103% 191 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 99%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
893GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 148
Write 129
Mixed 111
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.24
112% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 99%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
269GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 102
Write 95.1
Mixed 108
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 84%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$71
158GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 84.2
Write 74.9
Mixed 68.7
57% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.34
85% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 64%
HGST HTS545050A7 500GB
8GB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 41
Write 41.9
Mixed 26.3
46% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.17
41% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 39%
Samsung G2 Portable 640GB
1GB free, PID 6034
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 40
Write 42.7
Mixed 39.7
53% 40.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.42
83% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 19.4
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 76%
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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 2,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,080
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