Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.9% 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 (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJan 05 '19 at 02:31
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690-$227
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
58% Above average
1-Core 105
2-Core 207
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 390
50% 368 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58%
Great: 69%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
60.6% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 168
Parallax 185
57% 178 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 171
Splatting 126
64% 148 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 71%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
4.6% Terrible
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 18.7
4% 15.1 fps
MRender 11.6
Gravity 7.2
Splatting 17.6
5% 12.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.6%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$40
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 163 127 92 168 170 MB/s
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67.9% Good
Read 282
Write 216
Mixed 234
SusWrite 150
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 35.7
129% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 131
109% 158 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.6% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 9.3
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-UD5H Builds (Compare 1,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,030
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