Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '17 at 05:24
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 375
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 499
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 371
Parallax 398
144% 425 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 376
Splatting 241
124% 283 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 132%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$126
103GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 486
Mixed 499
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 46.5
164% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 156
158% 259 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 115%
Great: 123%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: D781
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 150
Mixed 141
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 102%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 62.9
Write 32.3
Mixed 46.2
36% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.21
48% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 68%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
528GB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 131
Write 180
Mixed 139
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 5.03
4K Mixed 1.06
250% 2.34 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 103%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$81
146GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 71.2
Write 70.2
Mixed 78
55% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.27
83% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. Samsung M378B1G73EB0-CK0 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.6% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.6
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.1
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
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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 1,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $845
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