Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateOct 08 '16 at 01:19
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 Core i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 424
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 422
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$182
Asus(1043 0486) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1001.0
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 113
Parallax 122
35% 115 fps
MRender 100
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.8
50% 100 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZYTE128HMGR-000L2 128GB
63GB free
Firmware: EXT06L0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 477
Write 98.3
Mixed 156
52% 243 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 9.78
68% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.2
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 20.1
22% 36.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 71%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 197
Mixed 157
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.19
96% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 71%
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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 1,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $731
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