Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.6% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory19.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 17:11
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (56th percentile)
75.8% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 245
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 640
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
PNY(196E 1215) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 340
Parallax 353
94% 353 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 351
Splatting 229
86% 260 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 310 312 318 309 317 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 463
Mixed 452
SusWrite 317
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.7
204% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$83
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 129 115 125 132 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 62.4
SusWrite 122
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
42GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 37 38 40 39 41 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 26% Great: 59%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
836GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 87 89 86 87 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
41% Average
Read 55.5
Write 67.7
Mixed 58
SusWrite 86.2
50% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
158% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 14.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $989
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