Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
78% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 93.5
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 411
89% 390 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 591
MC Mixed 582
86% 574 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
223GB free
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 391 202 198 198 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 466
Mixed 368
SusWrite 276
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 53.8
198% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 259
218% 318 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 113%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 198 194 190 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 190
Mixed 85
SusWrite 194
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
49GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 76 73 72 73 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 108
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 74
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 76%
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 (79th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 21.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 86%
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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-SOC-CF Builds (Compare 263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $818
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