Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics189% 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.
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 (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMar 02 '21 at 04:04
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 204
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 541
59% 454 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3885) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
189% Outstanding
Lighting 247
Reflection 224
Parallax 271
200% 247 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 210
Splatting 158
177% 215 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 189%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300 128GB-$150
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3310000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 370
Write 251
Mixed 212
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 28.2
92% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 185
159% 237 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 92%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
85GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 74 77 83 86 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 98.3
Write 91.5
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 83.6
53% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 19.7
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 21.8
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 77%

 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 3,506 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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