Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime20.1 Days
Run DateDec 01 '16 at 21:41
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
75.6% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 250
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 359
52% 375 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 375.57
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Lighting 329
Reflection 303
Parallax 324
86% 319 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 308
Splatting 235
84% 249 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 400
Mixed 414
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 40.4
132% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 119
146% 258 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 100%
Great: 125%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
174GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 128
Write 145
Mixed 119
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 5.46
4K Mixed 0.62
198% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.5
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 63%
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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 5,854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $817
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