Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive87.9% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '19 at 04:01
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 708
79% 607 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$120
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 214 143 142 139 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 476
Write 311
Mixed 359
SusWrite 187
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 42.1
148% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 307
218% 276 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
375GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 144 144 142 144 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 160
Write 138
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 143
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$25
396GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 110 110 111 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 114
Write 102
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 111
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 64GB
15GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 4.7 4 5 5.7 4.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
4.53% Terrible
Read 19.5
Write 8.5
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 4.8
11% 9.57 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.5
61% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 4.53%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2666 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 27.4
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 27.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 44.6
90% 44.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 86%
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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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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

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