Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics163% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateMay 26 '19 at 09:55
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.7% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
83% 120 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 384
70% 391 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 632
43% 645 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2780 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 549
Reflection 492
Parallax 551
170% 531 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 535
Splatting 283
159% 357 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 163%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,088
Write 5,186
Mixed 5,715
1,263% 5,663 MB/s
4K Read 376
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 237
978% 270 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 644
494% 681 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
244GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 358 361 272 222 217 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 427
Write 460
Mixed 406
SusWrite 294
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 53
162% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 347
264% 356 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 134%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$108
257GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 348 341 365 373 361 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 424
Mixed 414
SusWrite 349
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 51.8
168% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 300
243% 344 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$137
419GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 202 175 160 175 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 464
Write 450
Mixed 178
SusWrite 199
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 32.3
105% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 121
150% 266 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 105%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$143
245GB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 101 110 110 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 108
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 107
67% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 111%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB
656GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 171 168 174 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 163
Write 167
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 171
187% 140 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
163% 5.13 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 71%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 25.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,030
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