Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.9% 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 Drive110% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '20 at 20:44
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 92
1-Core 131
2-Core 258
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 504
70% 509 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Gigabyte(1458 404A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 123
Parallax 138
101% 128 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 112
Splatting 101
99% 131 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$268
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 214 136 120 74 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 489
Mixed 373
SusWrite 179
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.1
201% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 239
213% 322 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
191GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 455 460 439 302 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 467
Mixed 375
SusWrite 400
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.1
169% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 258
222% 327 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$99
370GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 83 83 83 83 83 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 110
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 82.5
66% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 19.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64%
Great: 70%

 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 2,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $950
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