Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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.
Graphics29.8% 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 Drive96.9% 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 GAMING X DDR4  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211001
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 13:41
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 81.3
1-Core 196
2-Core 391
119% 223 Pts
4-Core 768
8-Core 1,484
139% 1,126 Pts
64-Core 2,510
168% 2,510 Pts
Poor: 104%
This bench: 113%
Great: 121%
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
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Lighting 33.1
Reflection 31
Parallax 44.4
27% 36.2 fps
MRender 39.3
Gravity 41.9
Splatting 32.8
33% 38 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$261
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 337 425 338 219 219 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 361
Mixed 309
SusWrite 315
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 36.1
150% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 186
173% 268 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 105%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$50
30GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 28 22 14 27 14 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 2.5
Write 8.7
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 22.4
7% 9.27 MB/s
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 0.15 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 67%
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 (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 39.1
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%

 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% 0 358 299 60 23.1" 1366 768 GSM5841 D2342P
Typical GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4 Builds (Compare 3,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 180%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 187%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 GAMING X DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,033
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