Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.53% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive64.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). 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)
Memory0.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 91.6
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 332
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 651
94% 629 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 69%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Relative performance (0th percentile)
7.53% Terrible
Lighting 1.8
Reflection 91.8
Parallax 25.7
3% 39.8 fps
MRender 29.3
Gravity 24.4
Splatting 22.6
11% 25.4 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 7.53%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 94 129 138 154 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 319
Write 200
Mixed 235
SusWrite 130
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 32
120% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 170
128% 169 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 97 92 107 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 103
Write 102
Mixed 87
SusWrite 100
73% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 119 121 123 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 115
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 120
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 65 65 66 66 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 69.9
Write 60
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 65
45% 60.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
40.9% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 167
24% 167 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $834
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