Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive417% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220427
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '22 at 18:06
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 94%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$258
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 82.1
1-Core 184
2-Core 361
113% 209 Pts
4-Core 703
8-Core 1,253
122% 978 Pts
64-Core 1,798
121% 1,798 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.1% Very good
Lighting 97.4
Reflection 95.9
Parallax 89.4
79% 94.2 fps
MRender 98.1
Gravity 89.3
Splatting 77
73% 88.1 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2092 2250 2322 2348 2126 1058 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
417% Outstanding
Read 2,496
Write 2,376
Mixed 2,272
SusWrite 2,033
517% 2,294 MB/s
4K Read 79.7
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 114
386% 140 MB/s
DQ Read 1,850
DQ Write 1,444
DQ Mixed 1,634
1,226% 1,643 MB/s
Poor: 241%
This bench: 417%
Great: 413%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
99GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 361 362 356 361 361 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 483
Write 349
Mixed 245
SusWrite 361
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 14.9
118% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 85.6
105% 180 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 86%
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
83GB free
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 54 113 107 7.2 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 472
Write 432
Mixed 9
SusWrite 132
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.3
46% 11.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 101%
WD My Passport 2627 5TB
268GB free, PID 2627
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 61 59 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 66.6
Write 59.6
Mixed 50
SusWrite 60.6
80% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.8
245% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMG16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 38.3
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 53: 5R 8G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
53% 22% 79 314 255 165 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM776F LG ULTRAGEAR
History: Score 9: 0R 2G 3B | Score 53: 5R 8G 4B
Typical GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4 Builds (Compare 1,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 184%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 209%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,114
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