Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 250
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 402
55% 401 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1543 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Lighting 213
Reflection 193
Parallax 231
56% 212 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 200
Splatting 134
56% 164 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 56%
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 (99th 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: 64%
This bench: 119%
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 (95th 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: 31%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 63%

 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 1,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $990
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