Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190314
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 12:20
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,140
110% 880 Pts
64-Core 1,136
76% 1,136 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 509
Parallax 565
143% 539 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 540
Splatting 287
140% 365 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 140%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$39
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 177 177 177 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 198
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 172
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.6
444% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
681GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 149 151 152 153 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 154
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 150
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 30.6
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 34.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
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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 ULTRA-CF Builds (Compare 6,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra - $264

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,994
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HDDRAMUSB
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