Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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.
Boot Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (17%). 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:40
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 380
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 604
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$480
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 283
Reflection 228
Parallax 458
107% 323 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 289
Splatting 283
105% 250 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 131%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 418 387 381 378 373 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 599
Write 486
Mixed 400
SusWrite 391
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 46
166% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 603
DQ Mixed 722
532% 701 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 130%
Great: 256%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$80
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 131 133 133 132 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 147
Write 122
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 132
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
929GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 114 111 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 126
Write 114
Mixed 69
SusWrite 113
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 84%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
700GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 78 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 102
Write 99
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 77.6
112% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 43%
WD My Book Essentials 2TB
483GB free, PID 1110
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 35.5
Mixed 27
SusWrite 38.6
47% 34.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 105%
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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 2,789 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $834
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