Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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 Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory24.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 07:06
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-8700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 132
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 480
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 979
MC Float 1,111
MC Mixed 1,070
157% 1,053 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 480
Parallax 608
165% 526 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 506
Splatting 284
155% 351 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 159%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
889GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 402
Mixed 412
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 51.8
184% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 134
151% 259 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 116%
Great: 135%
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
57.5% Above average
Read 155
Write 190
Mixed 234
44% 193 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 18.9
106% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 43.7
73% 142 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
785GB free
Firmware: DC4A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 114%
Seagate Desktop 1TB
289GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
20.4% Poor
Read 40.3
Write 41.4
Mixed 15.4
39% 32.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.51
80% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$256
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 13.8
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z370 AORUS Gaming 5-CF Builds (Compare 5,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,581
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Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $90
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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