Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 46%
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 33.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.88% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:21
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Pentium G3250T
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
33.3% Below average
SC Int 57.1
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 71.8
53% 66.9 Pts
QC Int 125
QC Float 119
QC Mixed 130
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 154
MC Mixed 146
23% 153 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 720
MSI(1462 8C90) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.44
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
3.88% Terrible
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 9.5
Parallax 11.5
4% 10.9 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 11.9
4% 9.97 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.88%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PLEXTOR PX-128M8 128GB
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 711
Write 399
Mixed 398
111% 503 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 43.2
169% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 121
131% 226 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 117%
Great: 152%
1TB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Read 33.4
Write 28.5
Mixed 30.5
39% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.43
85% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
65.9% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 22.3
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 16.2
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 89%
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 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 3,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
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Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $638
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