Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58% 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 Drive85.2% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime27.2 Days
Run DateSep 12 '18 at 05:45
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-4790K-$363
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 385
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 569
83% 557 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
Asus(1043 85B8) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58% Above average
Lighting 173
Reflection 152
Parallax 166
53% 164 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 168
Splatting 135
62% 145 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58%
Great: 71%
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
33% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 86.5
Parallax 94.7
32% 96.3 fps
MRender 70.7
Gravity 93.9
Splatting 72.5
34% 79 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingdian S280-480GB 480GB
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 262 321 300 318 323 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 417
Write 331
Mixed 287
SusWrite 274
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 35
129% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 199
170% 248 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 103%
Mushkin ECO2 60GB
19GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 55 53 51 54 MB/s
Performing below potential (98th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48% Average
Read 233
Write 61.5
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 54.1
24% 112 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 30.1
106% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 42.8
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 52.9
40% 53.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
359GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 201 200 196 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 151
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 199
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 147 151 150 153 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 154
Write 148
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 150
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$55
589GB free
Firmware: JC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 109 107 107 109 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 106
Write 100
Mixed 62
SusWrite 108
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 70%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
3TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 143 151 150 145 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 154
Write 151
Mixed 81
SusWrite 148
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 89%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 111 113 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 96.7
Write 81.3
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 111
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
166% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 63%
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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-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 3,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $778
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