Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 113%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive278% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 91% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 10:44
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-12900K-$565
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 79.8
1-Core 197
2-Core 394
119% 224 Pts
4-Core 777
8-Core 1,551
143% 1,164 Pts
64-Core 2,931
197% 2,931 Pts
Poor: 105%
This bench: 113%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 770
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1002
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
4.85% Terrible
Lighting 10.3
Reflection 15.6
Parallax 12
8% 12.6 fps
MRender 1
Gravity 1
Splatting 1
1% 1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.85%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2040 422 187 252 232 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 1,754
Write 2,204
Mixed 1,776
SusWrite 554
354% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 68.1
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 100
341% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,599
DQ Write 1,458
DQ Mixed 1241
1,010% 1,433 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 278%
Great: 297%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
195GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 319 319 320 304 320 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 481
Mixed 418
SusWrite 330
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 64.4
222% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 338
255% 342 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
212GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 118 128 129 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 145
Mixed 72
SusWrite 125
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Cruzer Spark 16GB
13GB free, PID 55a1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.6 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.4 9.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 27.4
Write 12.7
Mixed 12
SusWrite 8.3
18% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.4
189% 3.37 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 15%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$88
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 34.3
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 110%

 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 1 1 240 24.1" 1280 699 SAM100A LC27RG50
Typical GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Builds (Compare 598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 247%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 258%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,665
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