Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
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 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 72.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.6% 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 Drive41.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 01:05
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
72.4% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 212
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 411
56% 411 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Lighting 362
Reflection 299
Parallax 348
95% 336 fps
MRender 287
Gravity 301
Splatting 190
88% 259 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 62 89 75 98 98 MB/s
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.6% Average
Read 242
Write 88.2
Mixed 170
SusWrite 89
33% 147 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 19.6
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 14
26% 55 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 56%
Seagate ST380013AS 80GB-$75
10GB free
Firmware: 8.12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 33 34 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 34.3
Write 9.7
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 34
18% 24.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 32%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
238GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 117 116 118 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 85
SusWrite 116
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04F1AA28-15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57.9%
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 3,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $951
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