Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.1% 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 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.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime12.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 03:51
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 388
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 637
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 190 187 186 187 185 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 420
Mixed 386
SusWrite 214
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 50.7
176% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
238GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 129 131 132 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 136
Write 138
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 131
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 21.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 22.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
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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 275 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-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $660
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Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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