Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 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 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive26.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime11.8 Days
Run DateMar 22 '21 at 23:17
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 110
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 573
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 119
Parallax 104
88% 111 fps
MRender 87
Gravity 109
Splatting 102
86% 99.5 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.2.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 158 40 33 42 28 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26.1% Poor
Read 252
Write 275
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 72.7
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 9.5
34% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 14.6
DQ Mixed 16.9
14% 21.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 55%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$300
1TB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 561 564 557 554 560 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 612
Write 543
Mixed 542
SusWrite 555
127% 563 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 61
189% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 772
DQ Write 698
DQ Mixed 908
633% 792 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 151%
Great: 390%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
319GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 132 136 137 111 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 151
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 132
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 106%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
907GB free
Firmware: MS2OA5R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 34 33 33 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29.9% Poor
Read 69.1
Write 27.4
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 34.9
31% 42.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 61%

 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 3,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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