Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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. 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 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.5% 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 Drive119% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 24 '19 at 07:59
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.6% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 239
87% 182 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 447
61% 446 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Lighting 352
Reflection 290
Parallax 358
91% 333 fps
MRender 316
Gravity 288
Splatting 214
85% 273 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 281 284 313 312 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 416
Mixed 332
SusWrite 301
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 60.1
212% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 303
243% 341 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB
47GB free
Firmware: 0609
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 203 201 250 265 254 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
66% Good
Read 446
Write 231
Mixed 248
SusWrite 228
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 19.1
97% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 31.7
48% 91.1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
67GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 95 112 116 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 111
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 110%
VendorCo ProductCode 16GB
15GB free, PID 5678
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 14 13 14 14 12 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
6.41% Terrible
Read 19
Write 14.3
Mixed 5.3
SusWrite 13.5
16% 13 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
11% 1 MB/s
Poor: 1%
This bench: 6.41%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.4
27% 9.3 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 6.9
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 28.5%
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-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $945
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