Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.4% 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 Drive99.1% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 14:04
Run Duration362 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$360
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 458
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 681
MC Mixed 668
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 118
Parallax 131
43% 130 fps
MRender 82.4
Gravity 125
Splatting 83.5
42% 97 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
23GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 405
Mixed 416
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 38
165% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 52.6
52% 81.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 32% Great: 67%
Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB-$33
164GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 58.6
Write 52.4
Mixed 53.2
41% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.38
82% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62%
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-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,130
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