Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '20 at 22:23
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 524
72% 524 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
111% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 121
Parallax 119
110% 125 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 132
Splatting 101
112% 138 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CX1-JB256-HP 256GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X1J2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 407 408 426 427 417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 567
Write 442
Mixed 357
SusWrite 398
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 38.3
139% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 398
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 242
219% 334 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
118GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,537
Write 6,784
Mixed 6,930
1,581% 7,084 MB/s
4K Read 654
4K Write 347
4K Mixed 434
1,731% 478 MB/s
DQ Read 2,066
DQ Write 1,804
DQ Mixed 1922
1,444% 1,931 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 128%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
170GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 382 462 327 301 301 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 428
Mixed 412
SusWrite 342
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 51.4
191% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 113%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 87%
Great: 87%

 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 3,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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