Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:21
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 (59th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 421
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 657
MC Mixed 647
96% 643 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1573 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 196
Parallax 216
67% 210 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 201
Splatting 138
71% 165 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$69
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 466 468 474 471 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 471
Mixed 449
SusWrite 462
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57
193% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 292
240% 342 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 192 191 187 192 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 182
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 190
103% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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 (76th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 24.9
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z97X-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 4,351 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $814
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