Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive85.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 401
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 499
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Zotac(19DA 1451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 383
Parallax 399
123% 393 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 329
Splatting 236
110% 255 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 116%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 508
Write 320
Mixed 361
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 26.9
131% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 33.1
61% 113 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 63%
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 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 2,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $834
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