Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.2% 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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 25 '16 at 04:22
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
68.9% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 342
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 328
52% 345 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
41.2% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 111
Parallax 126
42% 126 fps
MRender 78.5
Gravity 122
Splatting 82.2
41% 94.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
48GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 411
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 44.1
176% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 113
140% 249 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 166
Mixed 165
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB-$22
26GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 42.9
Write 18.2
Mixed 13.7
26% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.08
4K Mixed 0.09
6% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 62%
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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: 74% - Very good Total price: $988
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