Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31% 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 Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140808
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 16:57
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 469
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 471
71% 476 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 91.6
Reflection 87.7
Parallax 120
32% 99.6 fps
MRender 60.8
Gravity 73.9
Splatting 87.5
31% 74.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
46GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 482
Write 341
Mixed 335
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 18.8
120% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 75.8
DQ Mixed 16.9
24% 43.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
895GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 174
Mixed 152
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.23
94% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 4GB
3GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
5.29% Terrible
Read 14.4
Write 9.19
Mixed 9.76
13% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.88
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.02
19% 1.64 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.29%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 27.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 25.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%
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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 2,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $732
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