Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:28
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 374
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 410
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 351
Parallax 374
115% 365 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 362
Splatting 228
118% 271 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 117%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB-$116
74GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 745
Write 549
Mixed 690
147% 661 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.9
164% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 154
133% 203 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 123%
Great: 187%
Seagate ST3500312CS 2TB
243GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.4% Average
Read 64.7
Write 76
Mixed 74.4
54% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.2
53% 0.56 MB/s
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$13
26GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 50.8
Write 19.3
Mixed 28.2
37% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.48
81% 3.97 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 11.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 78%
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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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