Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.2% 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 Drive170% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 21 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$225
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 587
67% 512 Pts
64-Core 588
40% 588 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2012 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 136
Parallax 125
96% 127 fps
MRender 95.3
Gravity 130
Splatting 114
100% 113 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 433 424 412 428 423 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 733
Write 599
Mixed 614
SusWrite 399
131% 586 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 82.8
274% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 858
598% 750 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 170%
Great: 275%
Samsung 860 Pro 256GB-$64
238GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 348 363 377 373 375 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 486
Mixed 442
SusWrite 334
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.5
205% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 130%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
458GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 348 363 378 373 375 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 484
Mixed 466
SusWrite 334
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.4
198% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 357
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%

 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 2,515 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $950
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