Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.29% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive150% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 20:10
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 89.8
1-Core 109
2-Core 208
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 416
56% 412 Pts
64-Core 409
28% 409 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
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: 466.77
Performing below expectations (25th 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
3% 4.27 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.29%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$50
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 441 445 438 442 442 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 605
Write 540
Mixed 517
SusWrite 457
119% 530 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 64.7
210% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 890
624% 784 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 150%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V01L3LF4GB26826816 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 18
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 61%

 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 3,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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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