Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive83.6% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 12:42
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$99
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 87.6
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 184
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 327
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$200
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 51% Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$59
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 122 147 144 144 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 391
Write 180
Mixed 249
SusWrite 138
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 45
162% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 157
133% 194 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
488GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 169 171 172 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 92.9
Mixed 82
SusWrite 170
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 114%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
360GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 75 75 60 56 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
25.4% Poor
Read 23.4
Write 34.8
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 64.6
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.1
56% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-056.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.2
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

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