Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive106% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime16.7 Days
Run DateOct 14 '20 at 19:48
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 114
2-Core 201
82% 136 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 567
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 147
Parallax 135
109% 138 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 129
Splatting 108
68% 117 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 299 130 132 132 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 452
Mixed 354
SusWrite 192
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.2
190% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 206 209 211 210 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 160
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 209
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 100 99 99 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 95.2
Write 95.7
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 98.9
121% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.7
322% 3.37 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 9.6
DQ Mixed 0.6
348% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%
WD My Passport 2626 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 110 109 108 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 122
Write 105
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 108
138% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 0.8
278% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 73%

 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 2,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $599
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