Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 13:27
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$258
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 715
78% 603 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 368
Parallax 399
103% 388 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 394
Splatting 241
96% 290 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
707GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 179 173 179 187 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 186
Mixed 76
SusWrite 179
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 205 201 202 201 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 160
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 202
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 117%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 24.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 95%
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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 PRO-CF Builds (Compare 6,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,309
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