Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.3% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateMay 14 '16 at 00:57
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 506
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 510
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 0784) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 168
Reflection 134
Parallax 209
56% 170 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 138
Splatting 114
56% 131 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$118
151GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 454
Write 190
Mixed 261
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 12
102% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 9.43
26% 53.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
528GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 99.6
Mixed 96.5
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.45
98% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 66%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 64GB-$19
45GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 105
Write 111
Mixed 65.4
118% 94 MB/s
4K Read 4.84
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.68
70% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.7%
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 1,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,078
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