Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 22:25
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 117
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 421
101% 443 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 395
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 180
Parallax 198
61% 191 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 186
Splatting 125
67% 154 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 467 467 468 476 476 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 484
Mixed 328
SusWrite 466
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 48.3
176% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 165
172% 283 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 18.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 63%
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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 4,447 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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