Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 20:22
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 252
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 658
69% 541 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.7% Good
Lighting 83
Reflection 80
Parallax 84.7
68% 82.6 fps
MRender 74.6
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 65.9
44% 72.9 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 330 300 292 288 217 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 412
Write 427
Mixed 341
SusWrite 305
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62.1
194% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
531GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 111 112 112 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 106
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 111
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 CL11 Series 0118 8GBH2X04HAAA30-15 1302 2133 CL11 Series 0118 8GBH2X04HAAA30-15 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK Builds (Compare 422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,033
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HDDRAMUSB
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