Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86% 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 Drive109% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 09:46
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 760
79% 622 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4999) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1570 MHz, MLim: 1765 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
86% Excellent
Lighting 342
Reflection 314
Parallax 384
90% 347 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 315
Splatting 217
80% 247 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$35
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 466 228 444 186 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 476
Mixed 442
SusWrite 292
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 52.2
183% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 264
207% 283 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL10-11-11 D3-2133 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 27.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 5,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $979
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