Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 17 '21 at 15:44
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 131
2-Core 253
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 698
76% 591 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 161
Reflection 154
Parallax 156
130% 157 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 138
Splatting 121
118% 150 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 124%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$40
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 445 492 298 295 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 492
Mixed 465
SusWrite 334
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 68
233% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 130%
Great: 129%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
446GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 1145 844 846 837 845 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 1,552
Write 1,779
Mixed 1,401
SusWrite 844
314% 1,394 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 81.3
288% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 1,031
745% 972 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 244%
Great: 270%
SanDisk X400 1TB-$200
522GB free
Firmware: X4162000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 352 328 305 294 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 465
Mixed 357
SusWrite 342
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 51.9
190% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 231
194% 283 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 27.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $916
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