Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 10 '19 at 09:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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 i7-4770K-$428
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 474
103% 457 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 685
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2175 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 256
Reflection 220
Parallax 235
77% 237 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 235
Splatting 181
83% 193 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 465 481 486 487 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 486
Mixed 395
SusWrite 477
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 64.5
219% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
882GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 186 189 191 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 187
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 186
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 25.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 67%
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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-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $971
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $128Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $736SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $123SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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