Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 11:37
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 634
72% 553 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2749 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 202
Reflection 386
Parallax 462
53% 350 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 395
Splatting 252
106% 297 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 301 416 414 437 402 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 491
Mixed 382
SusWrite 380
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.4
173% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 301
243% 344 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
268GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 54 9.2 34 34 74 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 126%
WD VelociRaptor 500GB-$65
249GB free
Firmware: 04.06A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 236 253 253 252 251 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.5
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 80%
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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 5,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,023
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HDDRAMUSB
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