Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.04% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
79.3% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 236
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 675
69% 545 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
3.04% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 24.4
4% 19.1 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20.1
3% 15.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.04%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 443
Write 173
Mixed 266
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 35.5
150% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 335
246% 324 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
140GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 303 292 277 278 281 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 386
Write 414
Mixed 284
SusWrite 306
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 32.2
138% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 179
155% 222 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 CL11 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.1% Below average
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 10.6
SC Mixed 10.1
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 78%
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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-UD5H-BK Builds (Compare 1,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,008
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