Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
Memory22GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 22GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory19.4 GB free of 22 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:02
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 below expectations (35th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 410
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 662
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 181
Parallax 196
59% 189 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 182
Splatting 134
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
160GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 478
Mixed 511
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 26.2
135% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 159
170% 282 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$109
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 135
Write 152
Mixed 149
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.39
118% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 79%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$131
561GB free
Firmware: CC94 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 81.4
Write 80.3
Mixed 57.4
54% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.54
120% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 60%
Sony Storage Media 32GB
10GB free, PID 06b1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
8.05% Terrible
Read 22.6
Write 15.2
Mixed 9.54
18% 15.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.05
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.02
23% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.05%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 0420 F3-10666CL9-4GBRL 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 0420 F3-10666CL8-2GBHK 22GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 54%
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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 2,258 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $725
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