Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive64.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime26 Days
Run DateApr 17 '22 at 16:39
Run Duration293 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 91.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 240
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 512
53% 425 Pts
64-Core 583
36% 583 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$119
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Lighting 68.6
Reflection 69
Parallax 64
56% 67.2 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 64.5
55% 67.2 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 56%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 209 219 235 242 231 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 376
Write 353
Mixed 212
SusWrite 230
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 21.6
82% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 124
122% 194 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 114%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$80
158GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 387 30 222 124 319 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 417
Mixed 360
SusWrite 256
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 37.8
142% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 286
227% 315 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 18
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds

Typical GA-Z97X-SOC-CF Builds (Compare 156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop 72%
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $363
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