Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.2% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime12 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:59
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$366
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 459
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 544
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 122
38% 108 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.9
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$85
113GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 515
Write 356
Mixed 355
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 10.4
99% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 48.1
89% 179 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 81%
WD WD1005FBYZ-01YCBB1 1TB
514GB free
Firmware: RR07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 83% Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04E99927-15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.7% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 63%
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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 715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,065
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