Gigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.7% 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 Drive194% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 19:31
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User BGD-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 1,115
104% 842 Pts
64-Core 1550
104% 1550 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.7% Below average
Lighting 43.3
Reflection 46.2
Parallax 40.8
35% 43.4 fps
MRender 36.9
Gravity 40.6
Splatting 35.9
32% 37.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 759 676 257 255 248 260 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,385
Write 1047
Mixed 1,093
SusWrite 409
220% 983 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 69.8
244% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 955
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 844
638% 860 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 194%
Great: 219%
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
133GB free
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 121 136 121 113 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 456
Write 289
Mixed 296
SusWrite 140
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 19.1
78% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 43
48% 82.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55%
Great: 56%
Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB
80GB free
Firmware: V1.0.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 730 922 246 251 251 250 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,654
Write 970
Mixed 988
SusWrite 442
225% 1,013 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 42.4
207% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 629
DQ Mixed 62.6
148% 293 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 173%
Great: 217%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 133 133 133 133 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 139
Write 78.4
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 129
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30.4
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 30.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 4 2 60 21.5" 1280 720 DELF10F DELL SE2219HX
Typical GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX Builds (Compare 2,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,275
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