Gigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive327% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER  (all builds)
Memory58.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '21 at 09:54
Run Duration320 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 92.8
1-Core 160
2-Core 312
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 1,220
105% 872 Pts
64-Core 2,067
139% 2,067 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Asus(1043 8787) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 96.7
Reflection 135
Parallax 88.3
78% 107 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 83.3
Splatting 76.1
71% 91.8 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$137
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2237 1696 1686 1694 1684 1688 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
327% Outstanding
Read 2,544
Write 2,373
Mixed 1,757
SusWrite 1,781
474% 2,114 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 79.9
264% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 582
DQ Mixed 776
574% 766 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 327%
Great: 391%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$137
929GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2395 2218 1555 1569 1578 1566 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,569
Write 2,402
Mixed 1,877
SusWrite 1,814
486% 2,165 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 83.8
277% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 999
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 836
617% 820 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 336%
Great: 391%
Sandisk Extreme SSD 500GB
102GB free
Firmware: 1012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 401 403 404 404 406 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 422
Write 428
Mixed 308
SusWrite 407
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 27.9
93% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 162
141% 210 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 83%
Sandisk Extreme SSD 500GB
249GB free
Firmware: 1012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 268 268 268 268 268 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 418
Write 418
Mixed 290
SusWrite 284
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 28.5
93% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 105
114% 191 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G26C16U4B.16FD 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 28
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 29.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 2R 2G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 19% 37 89 7 120 42.5" 3840 2160 AUS43A1 ASUS PG43U
Typical GA-Z490 AORUS MASTER Builds (Compare 2,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 204%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 220%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,887
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