Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive83.3% 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-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 above expectations (78th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 455
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 650
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
Zotac(19DA 1451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 353
Parallax 389
116% 370 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 372
Splatting 240
123% 282 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 518
Write 324
Mixed 384
90% 409 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 20.4
124% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 42.6
63% 111 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
517GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 149
Write 155
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.33
126% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 64%
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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 2,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $912
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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