Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 04:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 459
105% 461 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 681
101% 672 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1674 MHz, MLim: 1962 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 334
Parallax 406
119% 372 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 343
Splatting 235
115% 266 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 117%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
182GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 320 319 318 319 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 449
Mixed 395
SusWrite 332
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.8
207% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 67.2
105% 201 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$25
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 95 96 98 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 164
Write 162
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 96.6
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$43
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 137 138 138 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 154
Write 130
Mixed 88
SusWrite 137
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 23.9
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73%
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 3,892 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $809
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HDDRAMUSB
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