Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive322% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 23:58
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$248
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 521
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 748
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 102%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$530
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 333
Parallax 418
126% 385 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 376
Splatting 241
144% 332 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2040 768 606 611 605 611 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
322% Outstanding
Read 2,484
Write 2,277
Mixed 1,408
SusWrite 874
393% 1,761 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 91.4
316% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,714
DQ Write 1,498
DQ Mixed 1,546
1,175% 1,586 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 322%
Great: 324%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
384GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2262 615 617 617 616 618 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
330% Outstanding
Read 2451
Write 2287
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 891
395% 1,767 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 95
328% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1818
DQ Write 1,625
DQ Mixed 1663
1,263% 1,702 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 330%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.4
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 29.9
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF Builds (Compare 1,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,761
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