Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics45.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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.
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
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime16.8 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 18:48
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 234
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 620
67% 518 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (163 fps cap detected)
45.6% Average
Lighting 163
Reflection 163
Parallax 164
42% 163 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 164
Splatting 163
50% 163 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 720GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 298 63 148 59 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 1,257
Write 270
Mixed 570
SusWrite 128
121% 556 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 32.5
142% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 42.1
98% 212 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 197%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 24.9
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 83%
Great: 89%
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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 4,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $966
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