Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive84% 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.
High background CPU (22%). 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)
Memory18.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:25
Run Duration260 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.4% Good
SC Int 61.7
SC Float 57.5
SC Mixed 72.2
51% 63.8 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 354
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 578
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 150
89% 150 fps
Poor: 57% Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 418
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 17.6
90% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 115
133% 230 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84%
Great: 134%
WD WD80PUZX-64NEAY0 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 80.H0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 174
Mixed 159
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.49
130% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$89
537GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 83.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 79.7
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.35
81% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 61%
JetFlash Transcend 4GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 20.5
Write 4.5
Mixed 6.17
10% 10.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.17
69% 6.17 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 15.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 49%
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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 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $781
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