Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive23.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200325
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 19 '20 at 20:18
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User BHR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100-$118
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 89.2
1-Core 124
2-Core 255
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 643
73% 557 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
XFX(1682 9560) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1275 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Lighting 33.8
Reflection 32.4
Parallax 44.1
27% 36.8 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 33.9
Splatting 29.7
26% 29.9 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 269 70 44 59 44 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
23.9% Poor
Read 98.9
Write 42.1
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 110
18% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 10.2
41% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 16.3
DQ Mixed 14.2
11% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 102%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$32
245GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 103 104 104 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 98.6
Write 99.6
Mixed 68.6
SusWrite 103
68% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 96%

 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 2,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,325
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