Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.8% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 15 '19 at 07:43
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,239
114% 930 Pts
64-Core 1,223
82% 1,223 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2435) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 378
Parallax 384
100% 380 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 366
Splatting 252
97% 277 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$250
87GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,532
Write 1,642
Mixed 1,115
319% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 81.3
279% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 989
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 321
412% 737 MB/s
Poor: 161% Great: 291%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$84
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,023
Write 2,129
Mixed 1,679
434% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 67.9
236% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,607
DQ Write 1,289
DQ Mixed 1,393
1,058% 1,430 MB/s
Poor: 184% Great: 280%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
30GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 280 280 258 144 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 486
Mixed 409
SusWrite 230
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 56
194% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 226
206% 313 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 27.9
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 30.8
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 8,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS Ultra - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $2,099
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HDDRAMUSB
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