Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:44
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 429
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 678
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$660
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 562
Reflection 526
Parallax 652
184% 580 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 540
Splatting 285
161% 363 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 171%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 495
Write 467
Mixed 455
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 18
120% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 17.4
29% 52.4 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 106%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
105GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 499
Write 470
Mixed 449
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 17.4
119% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 16.9
53% 107 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA5R0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 179
Mixed 171
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.22
94% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 103%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 26
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 80%
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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 3,224 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 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $957
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