Gigabyte GA-Z590 AORUS ELITE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z590 AORUS ELITE  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 03:36
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 79.4
1-Core 180
2-Core 362
112% 207 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1,046
102% 813 Pts
64-Core 1,264
85% 1,264 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 94%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2963) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.5% Below average
Lighting 43.3
Reflection 64.6
Parallax 40.4
35% 49.4 fps
MRender 36.4
Gravity 39.9
Splatting 35
32% 37.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 120GB
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 379
Write 322
Mixed 266
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 24.6
128% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 79.9
119% 222 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 86%
Hitachi HUA722010CLA330 1TB-$69
459GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 122 121 122 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 121
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 77%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
873GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 142 142 142 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 146
Write 144
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 141
147% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 18.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z590 AORUS ELITE Builds (Compare 623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 163%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 166%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z590 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,030
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