Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.2% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '21 at 18:30
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i5-4690K-$150
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 87.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 228
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 449
61% 448 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Lighting 71
Reflection 74.5
Parallax 66.9
57% 70.8 fps
MRender 68.3
Gravity 67.6
Splatting 58.9
55% 64.9 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 205 168 161 160 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 419
Write 437
Mixed 308
SusWrite 202
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 41
150% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 178
154% 222 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 106%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
548GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 477 476 479 477 465 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 488
Mixed 436
SusWrite 473
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 55.5
188% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 123%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 28: 3R 3G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 25% 40 109 6 144 27" 2560 1440 DEL41DA DELL S2721DGF
Typical GA-Z97X-UD5H Builds (Compare 1,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $998
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