Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.1% 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)
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z390 GAMING X
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 GAMING X  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191015
Uptime13.1 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:52
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 690
77% 594 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 362D) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 17.8
Parallax 20.4
18% 20 fps
MRender 24.4
Gravity 22.8
Splatting 16.5
18% 21.2 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$189
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 384
Write 449
Mixed 360
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 36.2
127% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 297
232% 319 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 99%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$80
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 148 139 142 138 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 102
Write 104
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 143
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 110%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0911
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 86 86 95 104 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 112
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 96.1
73% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
226% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 89%
VendorCo ProductCode 1TB
977GB free, PID 1234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 15 15 15 15 14 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
7.23% Terrible
Read 20.7
Write 14
Mixed 9
SusWrite 14.3
18% 14.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 7.23%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD48GU880-32A160U 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.1% Good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 22.7
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 22.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,007
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