Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 03:59
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 420
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 661
99% 659 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$204
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 201
Parallax 215
69% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 162
75% 175 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$120
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0922FS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 413 422 434 433 432 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 457
Mixed 411
SusWrite 422
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 49.9
182% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 260
199% 267 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$129
60GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 363 322 246 250 246 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 411
Write 484
Mixed 390
SusWrite 304
90% 397 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 44.1
161% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 328
248% 332 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 181 184 181 183 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 151
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 182
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
5TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 159 163 164 164 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 124
Write 144
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 161
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
263% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 95%
WD Elements 1.5TB
69GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 38 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
21.5% Poor
Read 35.7
Write 39
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 38.7
51% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
116% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown EWB4GB681CA3-16IC 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 0737 EWB4GB681CA3-16IC 16GB
1800, 1800, 1800 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.8% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 10.4
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 11
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
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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 3,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $971
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