Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics24.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '18 at 01:10
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 418
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 432
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
24.1% Poor
Lighting 76.6
Reflection 50.1
Parallax 71.4
23% 66 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 72.5
Splatting 40.5
25% 56.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
577GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 412
Mixed 425
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 27.8
145% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 98.9
DQ Mixed 27.7
33% 56.6 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$72
104GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 406
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 43.6
177% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 121
137% 235 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 153
Mixed 154
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
77% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 259F 1TB
527GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 85.5
Write 91.7
Mixed 77.9
110% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.25
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.5% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 16.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.1
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 70%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $944
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