Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive105% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 23 '17 at 11:47
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 (95th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 517
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 522
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 167
Reflection 96.5
Parallax 219
58% 161 fps
MRender 72.2
Gravity 163
Splatting 106
50% 114 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
55GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 406
Mixed 420
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 32.8
160% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 99.5
124% 223 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: APGN Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 186
Mixed 177
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.63
148% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$140
840GB free
Firmware: MJAO Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 88.2
Write 95.7
Mixed 76.6
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.18
71% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 93%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
728GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 103
Write 87.8
Mixed 80.3
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.19
92% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 67%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
371GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 84.6
Write 70.5
Mixed 73.4
57% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 50%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$19
4GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 119
Write 35.2
Mixed 50.5
72% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.49
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 1.48
159% 4.08 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 47%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
1GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 175
Write 90.4
Mixed 49.3
113% 105 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 10.4
4K Mixed 3.57
522% 8.78 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 4.83
592% 10.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 80%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$162
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 28.5
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 26.4
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,128
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