Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.1% 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 Drive76.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.7 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 04:10
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84% Excellent
Memory 93.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 226
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 579
63% 490 Pts
64-Core 577
39% 577 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 320
Reflection 283
Parallax 332
84% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 290
Splatting 223
79% 238 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 480GB-$300
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 292 161 181 291 235 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 120
Write 87.7
Mixed 335
SusWrite 227
44% 192 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 37.3
141% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 186
177% 277 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 98%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$128
930GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 306 345 349 317 333 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 478
Mixed 411
SusWrite 329
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.2
187% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
268% 357 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
20GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 478
Mixed 343
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60
207% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 227
206% 315 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 124%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$128
358GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 306 345 349 316 332 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 481
Mixed 412
SusWrite 328
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.7
188% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 355
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$128
829GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 306 345 349 317 333 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 480
Mixed 413
SusWrite 329
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 51.9
187% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 114%
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 (5th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Read 31.5
Write 31
Mixed 30
SusWrite 17.8
21% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.6
210% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 104%
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 (20th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Read 36.8
Write 38.2
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 17.3
36% 27.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
26% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 18%
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 (73rd percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 31%
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.

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 6,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

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