Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X

Performance Results

Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 78%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive85.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z390 GAMING X
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 GAMING X  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181204
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 06:23
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400F-$145
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 67.9
1-Core 112
2-Core 228
76% 136 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 610
68% 524 Pts
64-Core 637
43% 637 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$160
PNY(196E 11D9) 3GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (57 fps cap detected)
45.6% Average
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 57.6
Parallax 49.9
47% 54.8 fps
MRender 60.6
Gravity 56
Splatting 59.8
36% 58.8 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 200 193 151 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 458
Write 409
Mixed 332
SusWrite 176
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 38
142% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 218
187% 272 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 193 216 216 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 172
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 204
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.2
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 19.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z390 GAMING X-CF Builds (Compare 8,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 118%
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 101%

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $997
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