Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.8% 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 Drive98.8% 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)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 05:25
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 (93rd percentile)
89% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 704
76% 590 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 1826 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 134
34% 118 fps
MRender 85.3
Gravity 129
Splatting 93.8
35% 103 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 131 116 121 143 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 702
Write 254
Mixed 359
SusWrite 142
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 44.2
162% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 199
171% 247 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 138%
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
46GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 72 74 73 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 52.7
Write 63.7
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 73.2
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
102% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$70
193GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 92 94 93 87 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 66.5
Write 59.5
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 89
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
63% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
622GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 120 119 121 121 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 86
Write 90.8
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 119
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 23.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 72%
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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 6,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

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