Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive140% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z390 GAMING X
MotherboardGigabyte Z390 GAMING X  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190605
Uptime6 Days
Run DateSep 09 '19 at 11:41
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.1% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 202
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 536
62% 475 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 270
Reflection 211
Parallax 229
71% 236 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 224
Splatting 169
60% 178 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 259 253 260 265 259 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 1,000
Write 462
Mixed 348
SusWrite 264
114% 519 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 67.2
206% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 60.6
DQ Mixed 151
177% 328 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 140%
Great: 231%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$37
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
35% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 10.5
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 7.4
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z390 GAMING X-CF Builds (Compare 5,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $957
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HDDRAMUSB
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