Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:02
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 389
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 581
86% 576 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 282
Parallax 332
100% 311 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 291
Splatting 216
102% 236 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 480GB-$300
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 274 175 158 163 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 428
Write 403
Mixed 344
SusWrite 202
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 37.8
142% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 185
176% 277 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 100%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$114
930GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 312 345 358 356 362 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 416
SusWrite 339
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 53
190% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
20GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 486
Mixed 348
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 62.2
211% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 224
205% 313 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 126%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$114
358GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 312 344 358 356 362 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 484
Mixed 408
SusWrite 338
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 52.6
184% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$114
829GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 312 345 358 356 362 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 484
Mixed 411
SusWrite 338
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.9
189% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
268% 357 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
36GB free
Firmware: 0711
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 35.7
Write 36
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 17.9
23% 30.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.6
206% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16%
Great: 105%
Seagate Desktop 2TB
28GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Read 34.2
Write 37.5
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 17.2
35% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04E99927-15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.5%
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).

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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $984
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