Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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 (55th 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 i9-7940X-$1,098
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 491
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 1,950
MC Float 2,293
MC Mixed 2,151
318% 2,131 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
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 above expectations (64th percentile)
40.7% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 114
Parallax 134
41% 126 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 118
Splatting 81.5
40% 93.7 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$275
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 (3rd 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: 250%
This bench: 215%
Great: 405%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$259
7TB free
Firmware: DN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 223 226 226 221 222 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 11% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$259
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: 11% Great: 115%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$85
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: 45%
This bench: 73%
Great: 85%
WD Green 6TB (2014)-$195
5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 133 133 138 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th 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: 49%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th 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: 51%
This bench: 106%
Great: 130%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF Builds (Compare 298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 143% - Outstanding Total price: $1,454
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