Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.3% 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 Drive88.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 19 '20 at 13:17
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i7-4770K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 244
91% 156 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 657
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 2075 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 124
Parallax 112
100% 119 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 109
Splatting 89.3
62% 101 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$110
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 187 199 137 142 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 502
Write 308
Mixed 267
SusWrite 161
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.3
145% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 60.4
116% 234 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 91%
Gigabyte SSD 240GB-$27
20GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 169 74 167 97 52 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 471
Write 282
Mixed 325
SusWrite 139
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 38
149% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 190
167% 247 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 85%
Great: 91%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$80
91GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 77 76 75 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 56.3
Write 55
Mixed 44.9
SusWrite 76.2
43% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 25.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 87%

 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 1,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $920
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