Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive117% 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.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 94% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211029
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:56
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 94%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Memory 84.3
1-Core 194
2-Core 378
118% 219 Pts
4-Core 728
8-Core 1,310
127% 1,019 Pts
64-Core 1895
127% 1895 Pts
Poor: 101%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.11.3
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.3% Above average
Lighting 64
Reflection 63
Parallax 87.8
52% 71.6 fps
MRender 62
Gravity 69.7
Splatting 46.5
55% 59.4 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 320 318 319 307 307 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 371
Mixed 458
SusWrite 316
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 59.2
198% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 343
259% 347 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
WDS500G1X0E-00AFY0 500GB
213GB free
Firmware: 613000WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,128
Write 3,975
Mixed 2,914
749% 3,339 MB/s
4K Read 87.7
4K Write 300
4K Mixed 116
441% 168 MB/s
DQ Read 2,505
DQ Write 1,482
DQ Mixed 1,782
1,384% 1,923 MB/s
Poor: 269% Great: 484%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$43
367GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 916 425 426 429 428 426 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,506
Write 1,713
Mixed 1,337
SusWrite 508
284% 1,266 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 238
4K Mixed 83.9
316% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,260
DQ Write 1,016
DQ Mixed 1,000
786% 1,092 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 239%
Great: 238%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
170GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 72 72 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 70.7
Write 68
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 72.2
50% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 72%
Seagate BUP Slim 1TB
808GB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 28.9
Write 39.4
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 42.1
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Thermaltake Co Ltd R009D408GX2-3600C18B 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 4533 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
145% Outstanding
MC Read 61
MC Write 52.8
MC Mixed 51.4
157% 55.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 34.3
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 145%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4 Builds (Compare 199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 219%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 228%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,170
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