Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive108% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:15
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 455
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 614
92% 610 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 2037 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 308
Parallax 320
100% 324 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 309
Splatting 229
108% 248 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$106
70GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 359
Mixed 405
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 46.4
170% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 106
134% 242 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
602GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 140
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.1
78% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 73%
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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-SOC-CF Builds (Compare 160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $720
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