Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% 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.
Boot Drive93.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). 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)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 18:29
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
62.6% Good
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 95.3
SC Mixed 100
75% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 298
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 342
MC Mixed 350
52% 345 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 293
Parallax 336
104% 321 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 294
Splatting 199
99% 228 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 409
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 25.8
140% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.2
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 25.7
58% 111 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
424GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 176
Mixed 179
138% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.35
98% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 86%
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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 2,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $822
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HDDRAMUSB
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