Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.94% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.2% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:53
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User SYC-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
68.2% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 207
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 383
52% 378 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 87%
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. 20.19.15.5070
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
2.94% Terrible
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 21.9
3% 17.4 fps
MRender 17.8
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 18.5
3% 14.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.94%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 412 403 416 424 410 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 419
Write 444
Mixed 309
SusWrite 416
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 39.8
139% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 180
156% 224 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 106%
Samsung SM871 2.5 7mm 256GB
217GB free
Firmware: EMM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 450 441 462 468 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 454
Mixed 336
SusWrite 455
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 53.8
186% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 340
262% 356 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 121%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 73%
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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 6,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $861
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