Gigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:03
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-7740X-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 133
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 496
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 731
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
EVGA(3842 6267) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 197
Parallax 214
71% 216 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 210
Splatting 158
74% 171 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$190
3GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 497
Write 150
Mixed 224
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 10.7
116% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 24.8
47% 91.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate ST3400620AS 400GB-$55
126GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 24% Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 21.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,497
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