Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive56.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:45
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 480
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 688
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 310
Parallax 353
111% 342 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 312
Splatting 219
107% 247 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$85
89GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 506
Mixed 514
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 14.3
123% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 14
103% 237 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 377
Write 101
Mixed 156
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14.4
106% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 80.7
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 26.4
39% 72.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 25.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 25.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 86%
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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 3,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $941
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