Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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)
Memory11.9 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 22:30
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 above expectations (64th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 126
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 124
86% 124 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 405
77% 428 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 387
26% 393 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1643 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 206
Parallax 225
70% 219 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 212
Splatting 146
76% 175 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 470 476 486 474 475 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 478
Mixed 331
SusWrite 452
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.6
177% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 173
176% 286 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 117%
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 (97th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 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 4,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,030
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