Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 15:59
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.6% Very good
1-Core 133
2-Core 254
92% 193 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 754
74% 592 Pts
64-Core 898
60% 898 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
EVGA(3842 2081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 401
Parallax 518
123% 463 fps
MRender 383
Gravity 412
Splatting 244
111% 346 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$128
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 436 460 446 447 455 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 443
Mixed 438
SusWrite 436
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 54
173% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 117%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 173 189 200 206 205 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 112
Write 117
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 187
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
229% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.4% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.2
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 105%
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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-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF Builds (Compare 4,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,991
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 580 $173Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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