Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27.5% 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 Drive160% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 22:38
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-4350-$160
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
55.8% Above average
1-Core 99
2-Core 188
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 271
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$125
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
27.5% Poor
Lighting 104
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 101
27% 90.6 fps
MRender 78.1
Gravity 98.7
Splatting 72.7
28% 83.2 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 518 616 578 486 531 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 644
Write 592
Mixed 98
SusWrite 534
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 73.3
236% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 723
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 346
334% 531 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 160%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 F3-1600C11-8GNT 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.2% Good
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 21.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 62%
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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 6,361 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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