Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 368
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 606
87% 585 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 163
Parallax 182
58% 179 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 174
Splatting 118
62% 144 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 295 262 123 115 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 448
Mixed 372
SusWrite 215
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 57.8
202% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 349
263% 352 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
11GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 138 146 148 146 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 151
Write 153
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 146
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 114 109 115 117 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 66.7
Write 82
Mixed 64
SusWrite 111
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
167% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 62%
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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 3,385 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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