Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 03:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 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 Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 225
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 344
60% 418 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1850 MHz, MLim: 1972 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 47% Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 315 370 438 480 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 476
Mixed 359
SusWrite 418
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 48.9
170% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 194
185% 292 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
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)
62.6% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $980
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