Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 19:20
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
83% 119 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 406
74% 411 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 622
40% 594 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 440
Reflection 399
130% 419 fps
Poor: 61% Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 429 402 289 292 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 460
Mixed 430
SusWrite 352
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 65.6
218% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
161GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 428 309 250 249 246 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 391
Mixed 374
SusWrite 316
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.8
146% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 322
244% 328 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 100%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$86
112GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 80 80 80 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 441
Write 77.5
Mixed 138
SusWrite 80.6
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 10.8
64% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 94.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 8.2
31% 68.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$30
96GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 84 84 84 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 85
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
61GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 104 100 102 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 76.7
Write 76
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 102
57% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
57.4% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 16.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 64%
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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).

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Gaming
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $868
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