Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22% 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 Drive85.8% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (17%). 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)
Memory16.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:20
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 346
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 561
MC Mixed 550
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
22% Poor
Lighting 56.8
Reflection 61.3
Parallax 58.3
18% 58.8 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 66.2
Splatting 50
25% 58.7 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 22%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
48GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 505
Write 361
Mixed 395
93% 420 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 25.2
137% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 19.2
29% 53.6 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 116%
Seagate Backup+ Desktop 4TB
602GB free
Firmware: D702
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 129
Write 109
Mixed 107
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.23
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
159GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 120
Mixed 121
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.16
77% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 DDR3 1600 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 DDR3 1600 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
39.9% Below average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 10.4
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 62%
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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 2,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $720
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