Gigabyte GA-Z390 M-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z390 M
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 M-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191015
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 18 '21 at 10:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 37%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$263
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 78.8
1-Core 123
2-Core 245
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 931
85% 692 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Nvidia(10DE 1320) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
41.5% Average
Lighting 53.3
Reflection 54.1
Parallax 46.6
43% 51.3 fps
MRender 41.3
Gravity 50.5
Splatting 45.6
40% 45.8 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 503 187 420 224 312 471 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 1,079
Write 861
Mixed 121
SusWrite 353
133% 603 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 30.5
93% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 46.6
DQ Mixed 38.3
29% 38.6 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 277%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
455GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 99 100 99 98 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 94.7
Write 95.8
Mixed 70
SusWrite 98.2
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.2
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 82.8
48% 82.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z390 M-CF Builds (Compare 1,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 114%
Desktop 100%
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Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z390 M-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $790
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