Gigabyte GA-Z390 M GAMING-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 M GAMING
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 M GAMING-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 29 '19 at 03:39
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 618
8-Core 915
99% 766 Pts
64-Core 920
62% 920 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$404
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 301
Parallax 754
0% 352 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 388
Splatting 346
104% 323 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
275GB free
Firmware: V6005-a9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 844 824 848 851 838 747 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 626
Write 753
Mixed 623
SusWrite 825
160% 707 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 58.5
215% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 273
212% 283 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 155%
Great: 156%
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
645GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 4.8 5 8.1 23 80 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 110%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$92
464GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1193 854 853 855 855 852 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 1,938
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,518
SusWrite 910
354% 1,578 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 75.1
260% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 1,457
DQ Mixed 920
779% 1,117 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 267%
Great: 276%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 28.6
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 32
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
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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 M GAMING-CF Builds (Compare 1,918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z390 M GAMING-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $756
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