Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 119%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56% 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 Drive109% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 95% 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 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211029
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 06:34
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 95%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700K-$410
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Memory 82.8
1-Core 207
2-Core 413
125% 234 Pts
4-Core 824
8-Core 1,645
152% 1,234 Pts
64-Core 2,652
178% 2,652 Pts
Poor: 105%
This bench: 119%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
PNY(196E 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56% Above average
Lighting 69.6
Reflection 74.1
Parallax 67.5
56% 70.4 fps
MRender 67.1
Gravity 69.4
Splatting 66.1
56% 67.5 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU720 1TB
825GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S190429a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 474 470 476 477 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 474
Mixed 361
SusWrite 474
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 53.7
160% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 211
164% 228 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3600C18-8GTRS 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3467 MHz clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
MC Read 48.6
MC Write 47.3
MC Mixed 43.1
132% 46.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 30
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 124%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 MSI3CA8 MSI G273Q
Typical GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4 Builds (Compare 213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 254%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 289%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,775
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