Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:32
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 100
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 418
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 420
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 211
Parallax 240
75% 231 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 221
Splatting 150
78% 179 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
57GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 487
Write 339
Mixed 332
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 20.1
129% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 19.9
50% 98.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$31
403GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 121
Write 109
Mixed 91.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.57
103% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 63%
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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 1,999 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $982
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