Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 10:20
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 530
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 525
MC Mixed 530
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
65% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 178
Parallax 195
63% 194 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 187
Splatting 129
67% 154 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
578GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 161
Mixed 140
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.31
104% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
90GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 98.5
Write 74.8
Mixed 55.5
57% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.43
92% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.7
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 25.8
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 87%
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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 2,778 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: 89% - Excellent Total price: $800
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HDDRAMUSB
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