Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics44.6% 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 Drive45.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display5120 x 2880 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 18:56
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 as expected (54th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 429
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 670
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.6% Average
Lighting 153
Reflection 125
Parallax 137
46% 138 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 132
Splatting 89.3
44% 101 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T5 2TB
877GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 415
Write 425
Mixed 426
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 27.8
92% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 89.9
81% 122 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 95%
Crucial M4 512GB-$254
319GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 502
Write 253
Mixed 339
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 8.37
94% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 16.1
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 11.4
25% 48 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 72%
Crucial M500 960GB-$500
240GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
45.5% Average
Read 252
Write 228
Mixed 237
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 14.1
67% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 49.2
DQ Mixed 15.2
17% 27.5 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 101%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
228GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 57.4
Write 61
Mixed 58.7
44% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51%
Great: 65%
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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-UD5H Builds (Compare 558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,101
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