Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive215% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte X299 DESIGNARE EX
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF  (all builds)
Memory50.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171228
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 14:27
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-7940X-$1,349
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 74.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
83% 148 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 945
89% 718 Pts
64-Core 2,151
144% 2,151 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 8561) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.1% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 114
Parallax 134
35% 126 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 118
Splatting 81.5
32% 93.7 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$320
728GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1487 1430 1432 1430 1423 1436 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 850
Write 1,630
Mixed 648
SusWrite 1,440
260% 1,142 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 67
226% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 464
DQ Mixed 534
396% 524 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 215%
Great: 409%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$179
7TB free
Firmware: DN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 223 226 226 221 222 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$179
8.5TB free
Firmware: DN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 209 213 212 211 213 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 103%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 126 127 126 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 128
Write 120
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 126
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73%
Great: 84%
WD Green 6TB (2014)-$193
5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 133 133 138 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 166
Write 148
Mixed 108
SusWrite 133
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 55.9
MC Mixed 36.8
123% 42.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 9.9
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 92.4
43% 92.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 106%
Great: 136%
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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 DESIGNARE EX-CF Builds (Compare 619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,562
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