Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.9% 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 Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 23:31
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 262
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 520
71% 520 Pts
64-Core 529
36% 529 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.9% Very good
Lighting 98
Reflection 114
Parallax 101
79% 104 fps
MRender 95.9
Gravity 97.6
Splatting 101
79% 98.1 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC8110E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 307 311 358 390 416 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 407
Mixed 302
SusWrite 360
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 43
157% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 172
160% 248 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Hitachi HUA722010ZLA330 1TB
889GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3GF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 111 113 123 121 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
67% Good
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 118
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 67%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2C1600C9 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.6
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns

 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 1,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $923
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