Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190605
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 21:14
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 282
101% 214 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 944
93% 741 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 280
Reflection 225
Parallax 263
73% 256 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 233
Splatting 174
70% 220 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.8 1.2 1 1.7 2.5 2.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48% Average
Read 164
Write 104
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 1.8
66% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.1
172% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 48%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF2400Z16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.3
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 88%
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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 8,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,405
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