Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 125
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 442
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 675
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 201
Parallax 216
69% 215 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 210
Splatting 167
76% 176 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron C400 RealSSD 128GB
81GB free
Firmware: 070H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 424
Write 177
Mixed 252
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 4.63
60% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 7.58
35% 79.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
2TB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 176
Mixed 167
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.37
108% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$55
686GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 125
Write 109
Mixed 112
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.27
99% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.5
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 63%
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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 2,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $827
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