Gigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 116%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics15.1% 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 Drive384% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 22 '21 at 23:55
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-11900K-$543
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 195
2-Core 389
123% 226 Pts
4-Core 746
8-Core 1,218
125% 982 Pts
64-Core 1,770
119% 1,770 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 116%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
PNY(196E 11C7) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Lighting 18.4
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 18.8
15% 18.6 fps
MRender 16.1
Gravity 19.6
Splatting 17.3
15% 17.7 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB
705GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2557 2624 2640 2656 2659 2659 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
384% Outstanding
Read 1828
Write 2,476
Mixed 1,910
SusWrite 2,632
502% 2,211 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 79.5
270% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,582
DQ Write 1,431
DQ Mixed 1,569
1,160% 1,527 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 384%
Great: 486%
PNY CS1311 480GB-$89
378GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 396 114 159 180 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 482
Mixed 373
SusWrite 250
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42.2
164% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 194
185% 290 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT16GX4M2D3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
122% Outstanding
MC Read 49
MC Write 47.1
MC Mixed 35.1
125% 43.7 GB/s
SC Read 30
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 38.4
110% 38.7 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z490 AORUS MASTER Builds (Compare 2,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 203%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 220%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z490 AORUS MASTER - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,835
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