Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 126
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 114
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 380
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 674
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 279
Parallax 339
100% 311 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 282
Splatting 198
96% 223 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 130 125 126 122 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 430
Mixed 342
SusWrite 158
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 56.8
204% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
535GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 101 101 101 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 168
Write 173
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 102
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
534GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 179 180 179 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 143
Mixed 102
SusWrite 179
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.3% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.3%
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 3,404 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 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $941
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HDDRAMUSB
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