Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.29% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive155% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 30 '21 at 20:16
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$321
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 88.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 198
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 412
53% 392 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Zotac(19DA 7326) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
3.29% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 4.4
3% 4.23 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5.1
3% 4.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.29%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 439 438 439 438 439 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 648
Write 573
Mixed 585
SusWrite 444
126% 562 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 66.4
222% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 692
DQ Mixed 890
625% 786 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 155%
Great: 238%
Seagate SkyHawk 1TB (2016)-$51
909GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 176 176 177 178 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 170
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 177
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V01L3LF4GB26826816 905403-02X.A00LF 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.1% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.7
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 45%

 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 3,500 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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