Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics140% 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 Drive263% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte X299 DESIGNARE EX
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211206
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 15 '22 at 12:01
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-7980XE-$1,010
, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 71.8
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
76% 135 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 833
78% 634 Pts
64-Core 2,367
159% 2,367 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 512.96
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
140% Outstanding
Lighting 173
Reflection 190
Parallax 183
140% 182 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 179
Splatting 126
139% 147 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 140%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 PRO 512GB
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1649 1629 1608 1566 1559 1563 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,338
Write 1,871
Mixed 1,071
SusWrite 1,596
384% 1,719 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 55
167% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 321
269% 400 MB/s
Poor: 241%
This bench: 263%
Great: 405%
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 EVO 500GB
419GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1426 1120 598 602 599 593 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,815
Write 1,429
Mixed 731
SusWrite 823
267% 1,200 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 44.5
155% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 209
224% 383 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 192%
Great: 265%
XPG GAMMIX S5 1TB
753GB free
Firmware: V9001b31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 979 985 985 1003 986 977 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,839
Write 963
Mixed 870
SusWrite 986
259% 1,165 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 42.2
153% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 206
170% 243 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 193%
Great: 279%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 205 204 207 204 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 151
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 204
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 200 200 201 201 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 146
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 201
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 27.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 9.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 97.4
41% 97.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 86%
Great: 111%

 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 9 7 144 31.5" 1280 720 GSM771B LG HDR QHD
Typical GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF Builds (Compare 470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 DESIGNARE EX-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,226
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