Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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. 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 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 01:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (98th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 522
71% 521 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
30.5% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 121
31% 107 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.3
30% 92.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 445 425 471 488 441 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 489
Mixed 343
SusWrite 441
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 49
180% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 163
171% 282 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 118%
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 (97th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64%
Great: 63%
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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 4,874 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $964
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