Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 116%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics18.2% 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)
Boot Drive104% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211001
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 11:07
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$375
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Memory 90
1-Core 192
2-Core 376
119% 219 Pts
4-Core 754
8-Core 1,402
134% 1,078 Pts
64-Core 2,488
167% 2,488 Pts
Poor: 104%
This bench: 116%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
Asus(1043 841F) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
18.2% Very poor
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 5.2
Parallax 20.9
20% 17 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 19.9
Splatting 16.7
16% 18.6 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$239
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 428 377 226 223 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 444
Mixed 317
SusWrite 314
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.1
166% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 187
175% 274 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
29GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.6 5.7 6.4 11 12 4.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
8.4% Terrible
Read 22.6
Write 36.4
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 6.7
13% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 8.4%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 37.1
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 30.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%

 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 9 7 60 23.1" 1280 720 GSM5841 D2342P
Typical GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4 Builds (Compare 1,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 221%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 231%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $532
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