Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics5.67% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150129
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:35
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 489
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 498
75% 498 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.67% Terrible
Lighting 12.5
Reflection 17.4
Parallax 22.7
5% 17.5 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 18.6
6% 15.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.67%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.41
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 400
Write 226
Mixed 198
60% 275 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.6
152% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 192
144% 192 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
820GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 182 183 192 190 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 151
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 187
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.6%
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 3,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

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