Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 00:28
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 454
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 687
102% 678 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 202
Parallax 216
70% 216 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 218
Splatting 173
77% 180 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$159
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507KC4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 153 164 148 131 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 342
Write 206
Mixed 221
SusWrite 148
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 40
127% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 117
106% 161 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 88%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2.5TB
553GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 184 136 186 171 166 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
26% Poor
Read 273
Write 290
Mixed 145
SusWrite 178
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 2.6
12% 4.57 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 6.5
7% 12.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26%
Great: 144%
WL3000GSA6472C 3TB
924GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 70 73 72 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 88.7
Write 72.5
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 71.9
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.3% Average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.8
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 63%
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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-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 3,981 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,005
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