Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.3% 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 Drive82.2% 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.
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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 01 '19 at 16:02
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 712
82% 624 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
PNY(196E 11C3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2177 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Lighting 142
Reflection 93.6
Parallax 142
37% 126 fps
MRender 48.5
Gravity 137
Splatting 0.4
34% 62.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 139 160 156 160 164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 333
Write 205
Mixed 232
SusWrite 149
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39.7
162% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 133
128% 203 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 25.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 80%
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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 6,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $802
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