Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 05 '20 at 15:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 910
93% 736 Pts
64-Core 1,174
79% 1,174 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$215
PNY(196E 1332) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 295
Reflection 230
Parallax 246
77% 257 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 243
Splatting 181
65% 192 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2130 1TB SSD
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS213522
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1816 1925 1947 1832 118 164 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,355
Write 1,766
Mixed 1339
SusWrite 1,300
326% 1440 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 66.1
222% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 723
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 626
462% 613 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 230%
Great: 306%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 122 124 125 125 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
66% Good
Read 107
Write 102
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 123
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 66%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 28.2
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 31.8
98% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z490 AORUS ELITE AC Builds (Compare 1,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,348
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