Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 08:11
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 508
117% 514 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 500
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1593 MHz, MLim: 1827 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 200
Parallax 217
67% 210 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 206
Splatting 142
73% 170 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 412 429 413 415 403 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 471
Mixed 340
SusWrite 398
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.3
174% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 186
171% 263 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
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 (93rd percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.3%
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 4,419 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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