Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 156%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics220% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:27
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i9-9900K-$500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 564
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 1,346
MC Float 1,590
MC Mixed 1,454
219% 1,464 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,320
EVGA(3842 2383) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Lighting 677
Reflection 624
Parallax 737
216% 679 fps
MRender 548
Gravity 661
Splatting 305
224% 505 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 220%
Great: 234%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$226
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 327 280 296 268 213 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 434
Mixed 379
SusWrite 295
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 53.1
171% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 302
230% 311 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 103%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$148
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 14.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 17.5
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 53.2%
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 ULTRA-CF Builds (Compare 778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,836
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