Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 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 70.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.8% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 02:35
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i5-4440-$228
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
70.8% Very good
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 368
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 369
55% 367 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
44.8% Average
Lighting 156
Reflection 124
Parallax 136
46% 138 fps
MRender 84
Gravity 131
Splatting 88.6
44% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 60GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 432
Write 246
Mixed 315
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 2.62
66% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 2.66
32% 69.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 66%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
572GB free
Firmware: LVM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 66.2
69% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.96
4K Mixed 0.39
140% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 2.5" 250GB (2009)-$36
231GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
43% Average
Read 73.1
Write 76.5
Mixed 71.3
55% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.3
86% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 43%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 21.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 20.1
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67%
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 3,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $632
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