Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
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 7
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 07 '15 at 17:38
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 401
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 630
MC Mixed 603
89% 593 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 360C) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.4788
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
46.2% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 108
Parallax 169
46% 139 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 119
Splatting 91.5
46% 108 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6S 256GB-$166
119GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 403
Mixed 428
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 39.8
142% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 88.4
133% 251 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Seagate ST2000NM 0033-9ZM175 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SN03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 140
Mixed 141
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.47
135% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 98%
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Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $729
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