Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 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 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '17 at 19:53
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 366
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 525
MC Mixed 508
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.5% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 175
Parallax 188
58% 184 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 180
Splatting 140
64% 148 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
30GB free
Firmware: HP64 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 85.9
Write 96.4
Mixed 93.4
69% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.25
70% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
34.3% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 10.3
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 87%
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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 2,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $719
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