Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive55.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 04 '19 at 22:24
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 89.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 246
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 638
67% 522 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.6% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 238
Parallax 273
79% 271 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 268
Splatting 176
76% 222 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 103 103 108 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 162
Mixed 157
SusWrite 105
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 29.1
125% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 123
105% 153 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 84%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
300GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 685 694 698 698 697 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 672
Write 656
Mixed 653
SusWrite 690
151% 668 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 67.1
230% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 992
677% 828 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 173%
Great: 272%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
477GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 386 391 392 388 387 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 479
Mixed 376
SusWrite 388
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 50
178% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 195
190% 303 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
609GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 93 93 93 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 99.2
Mixed 77
SusWrite 92.1
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 63%

 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 1,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

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