Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive110% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (24%). 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 below expectations (31st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 388
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 636
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 384
Parallax 436
107% 372 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 391
Splatting 250
128% 292 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 119%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$106
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 446 450 454 398 238 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 432
Mixed 384
SusWrite 390
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 49.4
163% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 364
273% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 110%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
360GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 138 137 140 140 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 148
Write 142
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 137
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
180GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 60 60 59 58 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
40% Below average
Read 80
Write 80.2
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 59.1
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C11D3/4GX 0215 CMY8GX3M2A2400C11 KHX2400C11D3/4GX 0215 CMY8GX3M2A2400C11 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance (0th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 21.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 23.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 89%
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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 3,980 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $165Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $106
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $117Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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