Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 171%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics194% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateOct 16 '20 at 23:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 273
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 633
72% 551 Pts
64-Core 715
48% 715 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3896) ≥ 4GB; MSI Ventus 3X OC
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
194% Outstanding
Lighting 255
Reflection 226
Parallax 280
206% 254 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 214
Splatting 131
180% 209 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 194%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 206 177 174 174 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 486
Mixed 396
SusWrite 227
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 63.8
217% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 117%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
559GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 158 160 161 161 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 124
Write 115
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 160
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 74%

 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 3,533 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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