Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics22.4% 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 Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '17 at 12:49
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 456
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 460
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
EVGA(3842 3059) 2GB
CLim: 1058 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 60.1
Reflection 47.3
Parallax 77.1
20% 61.5 fps
MRender 48.9
Gravity 73.4
Splatting 39.8
24% 54 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 256GB
180GB free
Firmware: JURA0101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 476
Mixed 501
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.7
136% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 181
177% 282 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.8% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 64%
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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-SOC-CF Builds (Compare 189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,022
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