Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 23:02
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 448
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 667
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$221
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 182
Parallax 309
77% 235 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 203
Splatting 133
70% 162 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX7000 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$155
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CB1.1.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 604
Write 448
Mixed 470
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 31.7
126% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 121
151% 272 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 105%
Great: 146%
Transcend SSD370 256GB-$74
226GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 289
Mixed 366
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.5
144% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 67.7
108% 206 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 128
Write 113
Mixed 57.6
73% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.47
212% 2.51 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 92%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
133GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 76.3
Write 81.8
Mixed 81.1
60% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.45
125% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.2
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 66%
Great: 74%
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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%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $822
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