Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive216% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 GAMING X
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 GAMING X  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180829
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 09:45
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 138
2-Core 268
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 844
86% 676 Pts
64-Core 902
60% 902 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 951 512 515 499 493 493 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1720
Write 1,879
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 577
318% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56.3
191% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 1,120
DQ Mixed 1,183
890% 1,189 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 216%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$285
38GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 433 100 88 83 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 471
Mixed 398
SusWrite 202
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 46.8
162% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 163
131% 190 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 133%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
144GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 120 117 121 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 193
Write 159
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 119
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$79
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.9
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 111%

 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 5,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,011
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