Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.06% 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.
Boot Drive88% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 04:45
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 127
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 391
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 636
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 100%
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 (90th percentile)
6.06% Terrible
Lighting 13.3
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 24.4
5% 19.2 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20
7% 16.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.06%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1SA754D117-820 240GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0815B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 181 97 78 76 65 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 510
Write 301
Mixed 287
SusWrite 111
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 41.1
157% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 188
167% 252 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88%
Great: 97%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$121
330GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 46 47 45 47 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
26.4% Poor
Read 45.5
Write 47
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 46.2
34% 45.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61%
Great: 66%
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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 4,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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