Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 107%
Desktop 137%
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive272% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z390 GAMING X
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 GAMING X  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 02:29
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
104% 151 Pts
QC Int 567
QC Float 615
QC Mixed 597
106% 593 Pts
MC Int 847
MC Float 936
MC Mixed 869
59% 884 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 292
Parallax 322
100% 312 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 295
Splatting 210
101% 234 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$83
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1090 836 722 732 711 650 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 1,933
Write 2,227
Mixed 1,719
SusWrite 790
375% 1,667 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 69.6
242% 90.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,656
DQ Write 1,586
DQ Mixed 1,402
1,113% 1,548 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 272%
Great: 275%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Team-Elite-2400 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 16GB
3400, 3400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 31.4
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 34.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 113%
Great: 82%
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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 GAMING X-CF Builds (Compare 3,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 130%
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 154% - Outstanding Total price: $1,007
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