Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ELITE-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ELITE
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ELITE-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181109
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 03:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i5-9600K-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 479
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 611
MC Float 771
MC Mixed 701
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 178
Parallax 194
60% 188 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 184
Splatting 134
67% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$72
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 304 304 303 303 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 304
Mixed 284
SusWrite 303
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 30
132% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 242
197% 279 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 131%
WD Elements 25A2 2TB
608GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 85 84 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 80.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 84.4
101% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 28.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 27
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z390 AORUS ELITE-CF Builds (Compare 196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ELITE-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,588
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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