Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 Drive49.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 16:50
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$184
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 95
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 364
80% 350 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 310
52% 347 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 361C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 128
35% 104 fps
MRender 87.9
Gravity 124
Splatting 81.3
42% 97.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$37
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 452
Write 187
Mixed 217
62% 285 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 8.7
62% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 47.2
DQ Mixed 8.43
14% 27.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 110
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.68
139% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
119GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 99.1
Mixed 93.8
72% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.57
98% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.9
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 67%
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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 3,378 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-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $943
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