Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateApr 13 '17 at 11:37
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 416
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 424
65% 430 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 224
Reflection 187
Parallax 207
67% 206 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 196
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$76
18GB 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 (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 409
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 45.2
180% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 97
135% 251 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$54
463GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 163
Mixed 147
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.5% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 72%
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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 1,870 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $988
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