Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 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 9 years and 10 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 (91st 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
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 146
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 484
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 734
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
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)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 314
Parallax 384
110% 347 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 315
Splatting 217
107% 247 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
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 (76th 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: 55%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 4,104 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-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $993
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