Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.3% 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 Drive55.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:40
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 402
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 407
60% 403 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2762) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 141
36% 108 fps
MRender 87.4
Gravity 122
Splatting 79
42% 96.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 41%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$111
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 487
Write 227
Mixed 293
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 10.1
69% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 10.7
18% 32.5 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
54.5% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,892 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-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $944
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