Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 Drive92.4% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory16.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 01:09
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 391
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 581
86% 576 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 308
Parallax 322
103% 323 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 312
Splatting 242
109% 254 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 372
Mixed 402
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 32.8
124% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 65.9
100% 192 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 154
Mixed 162
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.33
91% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
699GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 168
Write 137
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.32
84% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$50
352GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 69.2
Write 66.1
Mixed 62.5
50% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M4X1600C9 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M4X1600C9 20GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 2048, 8192, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $850
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