Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37% 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 Drive67.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 08 '17 at 03:22
Run Duration304 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 430
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 595
88% 585 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$135
CLim: 1569 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 373.6
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 96.1
Parallax 105
35% 107 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 105
Splatting 80.7
38% 89.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$85
33GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 452
Write 240
Mixed 179
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 9.5
91% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 37.9
72% 146 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 83%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$53
213GB free
Firmware: AX001C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 68.2
Write 68.5
Mixed 65.4
51% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.19
58% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 62%
ST2000DM 001-1ER164 2TB
236GB free, PID 2338
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 39.7
Mixed 12.8
37% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.23
65% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 19%
Sony Storage Media 4GB
4GB free, PID 0439
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
6.63% Terrible
Read 26.4
Write 6.4
Mixed 5.29
12% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.88
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.01
22% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.63%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,054
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