Gigabyte GA-Z490M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z490M  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201103
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 18:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 89.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 865
86% 683 Pts
64-Core 1089
73% 1089 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52% Above average
Lighting 63.5
Reflection 65.8
Parallax 66
51% 65.1 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 60.8
53% 63.3 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 206
Write 181
Mixed 204
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 24.4
91% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 167
121% 153 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
389GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 114 116 114 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 176
Write 137
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 112
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.3
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z490M Builds (Compare 1,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z490M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $629
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