Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:57
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 32%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 212
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 418
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 80.9
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 68.8
67% 76.1 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 71.4
Splatting 74.3
41% 71.3 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 62%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
3.86% Terrible
Lighting 4.27
Reflection 6.77
Parallax 7.41
4% 6.15 fps
MRender 9.95
Gravity 2.57
Splatting 8.61
6% 7.04 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.86%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$54
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 213 109 66 65 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 481
Write 182
Mixed 247
SusWrite 127
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38
149% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 201
170% 253 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 64%

 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 2,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $920
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