Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics2.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 19:29
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 247
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 520
70% 516 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Relative performance (0th percentile)
2.89% Terrible
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 9.2
Parallax 11.4
3% 10.7 fps
MRender 9.3
Gravity 10
Splatting 13.1
3% 10.8 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 2.89%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 468 479 479 473 440 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 451
Mixed 327
SusWrite 466
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 50
181% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 186
176% 276 MB/s
Poor: 60%
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)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 62%
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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-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 6,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

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