Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive175% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 09:19
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 399
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 602
91% 607 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 285
Parallax 324
139% 377 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 276
Splatting 198
96% 223 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
258GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,006
Write 965
Mixed 965
219% 978 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.1
188% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 418
DQ Mixed 187
202% 334 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 175%
Great: 370%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
349GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 144
Write 135
Mixed 131
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.25
130% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.3%
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 2,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $811
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