Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 18:05
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 503
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 509
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1642 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 202
Parallax 223
70% 217 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 209
Splatting 141
75% 174 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$86
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 416
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.9
178% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 106
137% 246 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
644GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 153
Mixed 132
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.32
110% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
65.1% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 65%
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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 3,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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