Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.6% 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 Drive89.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 12 '17 at 22:53
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 402
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 413
58% 389 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 211
Parallax 244
76% 233 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 226
Splatting 167
79% 183 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$148
476GB free
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 330
Mixed 347
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 31.1
126% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 62.9
101% 195 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 91%
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$148
449GB free
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 501
Write 333
Mixed 350
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 30.5
125% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 62.8
98% 190 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
27.1% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.73 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 7.5
23% 7.9 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 45%
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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 2,121 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: $720
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