Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 73.5%, 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 Drive125% 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)
Memory11.2 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 18:53
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 (47th percentile)
73.5% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 250
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 616
66% 511 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.5%
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 expectations (35th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 341
Parallax 392
94% 364 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 353
Splatting 232
86% 260 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.6%
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: 635 48 193 172 68 21 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 1,244
Write 521
Mixed 569
SusWrite 190
139% 631 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 32
141% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 420
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 402
325% 454 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
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 (71st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 25.6
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 82.3%
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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