Gigabyte GA-Z97N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.06% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 07:13
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
80% 115 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 425
73% 409 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 570
38% 570 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.06% Terrible
Lighting 13.3
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 25.1
5% 19 fps
MRender 21.2
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.6
6% 16.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.06%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 444 435 436 439 438 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 437
Mixed 348
SusWrite 437
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 37.9
146% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 348
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
38.1% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.9
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 11.3
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 39%
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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-Z97N-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-Gaming 5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $868
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