Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive99.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 06:58
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 685
79% 603 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
Asus(1043 872C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.5% Above average
Lighting 229
Reflection 200
Parallax 211
60% 213 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 206
Splatting 162
57% 172 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000H1 256GB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 288 297 298 296 298 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 290
Mixed 254
SusWrite 295
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 38.9
157% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 250
212% 310 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.5
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 95%
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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 3,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $956
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