Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25.2% 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 Drive141% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory24.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 06:35
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th 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 way below expectations (13th percentile)
46% Average
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 149
59% 121 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 224
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46%
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 way below expectations (1st percentile)
25.2% Poor
Lighting 95.5
Reflection 60.5
Parallax 92
25% 82.7 fps
MRender 73.9
Gravity 90
Splatting 67.5
25% 77.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 534 597 578 579 582 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 636
Write 586
Mixed 108
SusWrite 560
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 57.6
188% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 330
292% 444 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 141%
Great: 274%
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
54.8% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.4
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 54.8%
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 6,077 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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