Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive116% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMar 25 '19 at 17:21
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$155
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Memory 97.4
1-Core 120
2-Core 237
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 464
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.4% Poor
Lighting 38.2
Reflection 34.5
Parallax 50.1
31% 41 fps
MRender 30.8
Gravity 31.7
Splatting 39.8
26% 34.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CX1-JB256-HP 256GB
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X1J2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 505 508 506 448 542 422 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 605
Write 506
Mixed 374
SusWrite 488
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 43.5
146% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 258
226% 337 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 186 190 190 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 215
Write 187
Mixed 104
SusWrite 188
127% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0706
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 130 130 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 119
Write 96
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 130
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 28.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 25.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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