Gigabyte GA-Z490M

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.18% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive302% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z490M  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200828
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 09 '20 at 21:06
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 692
76% 586 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8336
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
6.18% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 28.7
Parallax 25.3
6% 25.3 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 35.6
6% 27.1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.18%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Force MP600 500GB
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EGFM11.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2153 2067 1948 1931 1790 1796 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 1,441
Write 1,742
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 1,947
372% 1,642 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 75.9
255% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 1,092
804% 1,061 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 302%
Great: 379%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 27.4
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 27.7
88% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z490M Builds (Compare 235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z490M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $928
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