Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 21:25
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 487
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 692
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2780 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 492
Reflection 508
Parallax 558
159% 519 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 521
Splatting 287
158% 358 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 159%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$189
430GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 386
Mixed 418
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 42.2
152% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 84.3
109% 197 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 125%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$183
307GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 489
Write 215
Mixed 252
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 9.63
69% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 44
DQ Mixed 8.35
14% 27.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 105%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
214GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 422
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 33.8
150% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 110
120% 203 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$166
2TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 152
Write 152
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.3
184% 1.69 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 109%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB
656GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 169
Write 169
Mixed 152
209% 163 MB/s
4K Read 4.55
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.28
100% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 25.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 79%
Great: 81%
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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 3,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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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: $979
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