Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '17 at 12:40
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 457
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 683
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 174
Parallax 185
62% 189 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 189
Splatting 131
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 998
Write 258
Mixed 363
117% 540 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 23.1
134% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 52.2
85% 157 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 104%
Great: 165%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$191
71GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 463
Mixed 472
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 36.9
171% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 118
150% 266 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$103
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 156
Write 120
Mixed 117
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.19
62% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 22.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 23.6
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,032
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