Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.9% 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 Drive92.8% 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 (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 20 '17 at 01:55
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 403
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 404
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 289
Parallax 306
92% 301 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 286
Splatting 225
106% 238 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 SATA M.2 256GB
201GB free
Firmware: X231306 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 410
Write 434
Mixed 381
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 24.1
130% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 47.7
93% 190 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 84%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
111GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 496
Write 131
Mixed 170
58% 266 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 9.97
107% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 28.3
72% 159 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 67%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 95.3
Write 103
Mixed 94.9
74% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.42
104% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 71%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB-$105
2TB free
Firmware: CV22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 134
Write 112
Mixed 86.7
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.11
28% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Team-Elite-1333 0420 F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 0423 Team-Elite-1333 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.1% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 10.9
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 40%
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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 1,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,052
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