Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics55.5% 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 Drive95.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1768 x 992 - 32 Bit färger, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:30
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 90.8
SC Float 91.6
SC Mixed 88.2
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 292
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 310
MC Float 312
MC Mixed 358
49% 327 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Lighting 117
Reflection 171
Parallax 201
46% 163 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 171
Splatting 130
63% 147 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$280
457GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 395
Mixed 404
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 27.5
138% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 26.7
81% 176 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.9
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.6%
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 2,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $180

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