Gigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX

Performance Results

Gaming 140%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 154%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics141% 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 Drive333% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '21 at 23:35
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 85.7
1-Core 157
2-Core 307
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 606
8-Core 1,198
111% 902 Pts
64-Core 2,010
135% 2,010 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Gigabyte(1458 4051) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 196
Reflection 179
Parallax 172
158% 182 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 144
Splatting 124
122% 153 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 141%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$167
705GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1510 1441 1453 1443 1461 1448 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
333% Outstanding
Read 2,594
Write 2,451
Mixed 1,772
SusWrite 1,460
464% 2,069 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88.3
294% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,249
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 1,115
829% 1,103 MB/s
Poor: 244%
This bench: 333%
Great: 375%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 200 200 196 198 200 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 155
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 197
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.3% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.9
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX Builds (Compare 2,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 197%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 199%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z490 AORUS PRO AX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,476
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