Gigabyte GA-Z690M AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 159%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
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Workstation
Workstation 169%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 118%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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-Z690M AORUS ELITE AX DDR4  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220328
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '22 at 08:34
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 91%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Memory 87.1
1-Core 197
2-Core 394
122% 226 Pts
4-Core 793
8-Core 1,421
138% 1,107 Pts
64-Core 2,114
142% 2,114 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$446
Device(7377 1401) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.59
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 177
Parallax 169
148% 176 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 141
Splatting 120
119% 148 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253LE240G 240GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 167 76 58 66 52 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 450
Write 294
Mixed 329
SusWrite 115
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 34.2
139% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 167
149% 220 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 92%
T-force TM8FPL1000G 1TB
793GB free
Firmware: EJFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2963 2971 2977 2225 1680 2753 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 77
Write 117
Mixed 674
SusWrite 2,595
200% 866 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 328
4K Mixed 90
387% 161 MB/s
DQ Read 1,716
DQ Write 1,572
DQ Mixed 1,587
1,206% 1,625 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 351%
Great: 374%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$77
481GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 94 98 94 93 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 89.9
Write 90.9
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 92.9
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
236GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 153 153 147 134 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 81
SusWrite 147
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDT721032SLA380 320GB
68GB free
Firmware: ST2OA3BB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 69 73 74 72 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 63.7
Write 56.9
Mixed 40.4
SusWrite 71.8
43% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMH32GX4M2E3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 38.1
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 27.5
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 34.3
102% 35.8 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z690M AORUS ELITE AX DDR4 Builds (Compare 447 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 168%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690M AORUS ELITE AX DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $949
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