Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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.
Very high background CPU (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '17 at 07:31
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 66%

 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 95.6
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 389
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 655
97% 645 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 283
Parallax 251
85% 281 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 283
Splatting 199
100% 225 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 180 480GB-$191
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 495
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 33.8
144% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 82.4
131% 251 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Crucial BX100 1TB-$400
441GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 426
Mixed 463
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 38.2
138% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 72.9
101% 186 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 182
Mixed 157
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.17
56% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 22.1
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 79%
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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 1,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $951
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