Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive286% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 91% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '21 at 17:26
Run Duration331 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 81
1-Core 198
2-Core 394
120% 224 Pts
4-Core 737
8-Core 1,238
125% 988 Pts
64-Core 1,998
134% 1,998 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6700-XT-$480
Device(1EAE 6601) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 12GB, Driver: 21.10.1
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
116% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 136
Parallax 293
109% 188 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 140
Splatting 168
124% 178 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1299 1190 1311 1317 1331 1315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 1,749
Write 1,322
Mixed 570
SusWrite 1,294
275% 1,234 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 63.3
252% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,679
DQ Write 1,027
DQ Mixed 956
819% 1,221 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 286%
Great: 290%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$85
447GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 477 476 363 290 284 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 479
Mixed 359
SusWrite 395
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 41.2
160% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 244
206% 303 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
248GB free
Firmware: EXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1542 1241 1077 1062 1046 947 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,207
Write 2,099
Mixed 1,626
SusWrite 1,152
397% 1,771 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 103
349% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 2,094
DQ Write 1,013
DQ Mixed 1,722
1,233% 1,609 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 336%
Great: 319%
WDC WDS100T2B0C 1TB
926GB free
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 846 847 847 848 846 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 1,554
Write 1,884
Mixed 1,495
SusWrite 968
333% 1,475 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 267
4K Mixed 86.8
335% 136 MB/s
DQ Read 1,682
DQ Write 1619
DQ Mixed 1,561
1,196% 1,620 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 297%
Great: 277%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$91
151GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 461 460 456 454 452 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 418
Mixed 393
SusWrite 458
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 45.9
163% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 285
230% 325 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$95
712GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 124 121 123 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 123
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 4267 MHz clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
130% Outstanding
MC Read 53.6
MC Write 48.1
MC Mixed 45.7
140% 49.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.2
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 130%
Great: 153%

 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 8 6 144 34" 1280 720 IVM761A PL3466WQ
Typical GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Builds (Compare 481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 244%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 255%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,753
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