Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:32
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
73.8% Very good
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 104
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 361
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 545
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
EVGA(3842 2660) 2GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Lighting 134
Reflection 57
Parallax 91
37% 94 fps
MRender 62.8
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 54.5
28% 65 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssd2sc12 0G5LC709B121-510 120GB
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 560A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 105 98 105 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 370
Write 126
Mixed 140
SusWrite 101
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 28.6
111% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 32.7
49% 91.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
146GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 102 102 103 100 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 91
Write 92.3
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 102
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
190GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 84 91 92 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 116
Write 93.8
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 86.4
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
63GB free
Firmware: 18.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 68 69 69 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 68
SusWrite 69.1
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0218 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.2% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.7
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
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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 3,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $720
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