Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32.6% 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 Drive66.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141017
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateApr 14 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-4790K-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 459
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 656
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
PowerColor(148C 3000) 3GB
CLim: 960 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Lighting 97.5
Reflection 64.3
Parallax 101
31% 87.6 fps
MRender 54.8
Gravity 105
Splatting 76.9
34% 78.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300 128GB-$59
13GB free
Firmware: X3310000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 461
Write 243
Mixed 162
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 17.2
74% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 61.8
98% 189 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 90%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$39
732GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 169
Mixed 155
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.2
86% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 103%
USB Mass Storage Device 16GB
6GB free, PID 8168
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
6.61% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 9.87
Mixed 9.34
15% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.36
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
29% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.61%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1866 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 72%
Take a copy of your results

 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 3,157 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $713
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $172Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $280Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $139
Intel Core i7-7700K $285AMD RX 480 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $961SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback