Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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)
Memory12.6 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 22:28
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 125
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 400
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 392
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1543 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 193
Parallax 231
68% 212 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 200
Splatting 134
71% 164 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 435 474 481 487 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 481
Mixed 326
SusWrite 468
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49.3
178% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 170
174% 286 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
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)
63.6% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.6%
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 4,438 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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