Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 07 '17 at 13:12
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 425
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 654
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 273
Parallax 304
91% 294 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 276
Splatting 192
96% 218 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 154
Mixed 165
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$100
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 147
Write 108
Mixed 117
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.21
51% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
69.3% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 22.9
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 76%
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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 2,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,078
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