Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53% 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 Drive103% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:35
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 97.4
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 98.6
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 300
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 497
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
53% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 141
Splatting 143
60% 142 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$295
479GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 396
Mixed 410
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 45.9
170% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 43.5
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 105
91% 129 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$81
445GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 122
Write 109
Mixed 126
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.29
87% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 17.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 11
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 64%
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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 2,392 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,004
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