Gigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive178% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 10:45
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i9-9900K-$530
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 594
QC Float 634
QC Mixed 585
137% 604 Pts
MC Int 1,453
MC Float 1,756
MC Mixed 1,611
240% 1,606 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 126%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW25L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 610 561 534 445 381 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1484
Write 1,039
Mixed 962
SusWrite 552
225% 1,009 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 57.3
200% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 553
402% 532 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 178%
Great: 234%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
127GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 289 288 289 290 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 469
Mixed 409
SusWrite 310
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 66
226% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
466GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2252 613 614 614 613 613 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,452
Write 2,236
Mixed 1,607
SusWrite 886
401% 1,795 MB/s
4K Read 69.7
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 93.9
325% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,630
DQ Write 1,466
DQ Mixed 1,514
1,145% 1,537 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 321%
Great: 320%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
147GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 108 107 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 64.3
Write 59.2
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 106
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28.1
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 97%
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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 1,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $1,750
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