Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.2% 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 Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:33
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 514
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 515
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1568 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Lighting 271
Reflection 238
Parallax 281
85% 263 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 243
Splatting 168
84% 193 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$190
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 482
Write 239
Mixed 304
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 11.8
116% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 9.28
77% 180 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $766
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