Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 21:31
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 479
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 686
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 300
Parallax 340
105% 326 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 302
Splatting 216
104% 242 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 85 89 92 90 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 194
Write 115
Mixed 157
SusWrite 87.5
31% 138 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 25.5
135% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 92.9
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 92.8
72% 98.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 74%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
85GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 427 492 495 494 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 491
Mixed 314
SusWrite 474
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 43.2
171% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 68.8
131% 261 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 117%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 86%
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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 2,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

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