Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:21
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 above expectations (91st percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 431
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 595
MC Mixed 588
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
40.2% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 102
Parallax 101
37% 111 fps
MRender 82.2
Gravity 126
Splatting 85.5
42% 97.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3G2480G 480GB
359GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.W Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 490
Mixed 500
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 14
111% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 61.1
115% 227 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96%
Great: 98%
WD Green 2TB (2009)-$88
422GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 115
Write 100
Mixed 92.7
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-025.A00LF 0420 9905471-011.A00LF 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.3% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.9
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
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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 3,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $729
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