Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:17
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 353
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 532
80% 536 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
40.8% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 170
44% 126 fps
MRender 60.9
Gravity 118
Splatting 86.6
38% 88.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$89
34GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 458
Write 250
Mixed 249
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 10.6
86% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 13.8
62% 141 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$33
102GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 89.3
75% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.68
120% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 17.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,123 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-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $938
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