Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive70.7% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:30
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 131
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 420
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 690
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4568
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.1% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 24.3
5% 18.7 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.9
7% 17.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.1%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$70
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 468
Write 329
Mixed 336
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 13.4
94% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 35.1
48% 82.4 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 95%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$73
915GB free
Firmware: 04.05G11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 99
Write 81
Mixed 81.4
65% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.4
124% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 83%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
402GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 107
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.34
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 25.6
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $628
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