Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '18 at 08:35
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 434
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 683
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
Gainward(10B0 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 410
Parallax 441
139% 436 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 433
Splatting 264
140% 319 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 404 415 413 411 403 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 448
Mixed 303
SusWrite 408
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 48.8
191% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 300
242% 342 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 120%
Great: 120%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$105
466GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 477 474 486 431 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 475
Mixed 458
SusWrite 438
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 64.1
225% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 363
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 133%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
102GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 138 101 98 157 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 176
Write 146
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 131
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.6
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 26.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 44.2
91% 44.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 103%
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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 3,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $977
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Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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