Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics156% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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 (22%). 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 108
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 421
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 675
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 496
Parallax 554
162% 519 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 498
Splatting 290
152% 345 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 156%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 234 247 243 276 272 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 426
Mixed 352
SusWrite 276
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 41.7
169% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 316
238% 318 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
52GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 82 84 85 86 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 86.8
Write 86
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 84.7
59% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 108%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$120
858GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 115 125 124 124 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
46% Average
Read 44
Write 34.5
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 116
47% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.7
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 62%
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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 3,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $638
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