Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '19 at 16:35
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
69.2% Good
1-Core 115
2-Core 223
80% 169 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 430
59% 433 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
Sapphire(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1284 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 174
Parallax 244
63% 199 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 176
Splatting 122
63% 145 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 200 195 240 207 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 250
Write 95.8
Mixed 326
SusWrite 211
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 44.2
157% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 213
179% 257 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 84%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 182 183 183 184 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 176
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 182
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 108%
Seagate Ultra Slim PL 1TB
28GB free
Firmware: 0108
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 48.9
Write 149
Mixed 109
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
247% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 16% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 5,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $833
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