Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics127% 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.
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 00:06
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-4570-$197
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 94.7
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 365
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 363
55% 366 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3360) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 383
Parallax 450
126% 405 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 396
Splatting 250
129% 295 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 424
Write 168
Mixed 210
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 35.7
148% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 114
118% 201 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
842GB free
Firmware: HP36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 194 193 195 196 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 161
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 194
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
198GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 127 126 128 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 176
Write 140
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 127
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 106%
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 above expectations (78th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 25.6
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 22.1
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $766
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