Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 04:42
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 524
72% 523 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Lighting 334
Reflection 257
Parallax 296
88% 295 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 289
Splatting 194
83% 247 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 218 227 205 207 211 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 356
Write 224
Mixed 131
SusWrite 212
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 20.8
110% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 57.5
104% 210 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 84%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
434GB free
Firmware: JE4OA60A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 78 68 68 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 65.7
Write 61.3
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 72.9
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 CL11 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 24.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK Builds (Compare 388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,033
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