Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive61.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SOC
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 30 '17 at 19:09
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 508
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 517
78% 517 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
EVGA(3842 2678) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1789 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.19
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 111
Reflection 91.3
Parallax 138
37% 113 fps
Gravity 133
Splatting 82
48% 108 fps
Poor: 35% Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDTR240GB-LT 240GB
94GB free
Firmware: P0330AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 479
Write 247
Mixed 266
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 24.5
103% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 13.8
69% 159 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 77%
Adata XPG SX900 128GB-$163
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 465
Write 131
Mixed 167
55% 254 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 16.2
110% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 11.8
24% 46.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 75%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$70
108GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 83.1
Write 81.1
Mixed 82.1
62% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.43
121% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C9-4GAO 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-1600C9-4GAO 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $803
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