Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.8 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 23:31
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 442
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 462
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 179
Parallax 188
56% 182 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 172
Splatting 127
64% 150 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 436 457 475 484 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 484
Mixed 345
SusWrite 441
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 47.6
149% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 160
169% 280 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
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)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.2%
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 4,411 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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