Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 23:25
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Memory 60.9
1-Core 106
2-Core 204
69% 124 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 315
44% 319 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 418
Write 417
Mixed 398
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 49.2
167% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 271
227% 329 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
730GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 161 168 161 140 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 79.9
Mixed 95.9
SusWrite 154
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
24.4% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 3.6
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 4.2
14% 4.97 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 35%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 18 6 4 64 0" 1920 1080
Typical GA-Z97X-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 3,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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HDDRAMUSB
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