Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:17
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-4590-$288
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 413
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 412
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 186
Parallax 203
66% 202 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 194
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 401
Mixed 418
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 40.4
153% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 104
116% 199 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$85
407GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
60% Good
Read 113
Write 96
Mixed 95.5
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.47
120% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 20.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.4%
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 3,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $795
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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