Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 168%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics205% 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 Drive90.5% 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.
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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 09 '20 at 13:00
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 90.1
1-Core 128
2-Core 245
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 650
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Asus(1043 87B0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
205% Outstanding
Lighting 268
Reflection 239
Parallax 292
217% 266 fps
MRender 305
Gravity 226
Splatting 166
192% 232 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 205%
Great: 229%
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gainward(10B0 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 81.6
Reflection 88.1
Parallax 85.5
66% 85.1 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 77.4
Splatting 68.3
63% 75.2 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 308 330 171 175 189 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 386
Write 421
Mixed 321
SusWrite 235
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 39.1
151% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 258
214% 305 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 100%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
49GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,684
Write 2,692
Mixed 5,712
1,111% 5,029 MB/s
4K Read 609
4K Write 263
4K Mixed 350
1,511% 407 MB/s
DQ Read 1,325
DQ Write 839
DQ Mixed 935
737% 1,033 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
150GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 164 138 120 167 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 135
Write 89.7
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 152
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
75GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 77 78 78 79 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 77.1
Write 58.4
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 77.3
51% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-053.A00LF 0420 F3-2133C11-8GXL 99U5471-053.A00LF 0420 F3-2133C11-8GXL 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.9% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 15.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 59%

 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 3,544 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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