Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics23.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive252% 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.
CPU throttled at 60% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Sabre 15  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170726
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:26
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 60%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39% Below average
SC Int 51.6
SC Float 54.1
SC Mixed 53
42% 52.9 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 195
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 285
42% 282 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Clevo(1558 850A) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.8800
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
23.2% Poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 30
Parallax 89.4
16% 49.8 fps
MRender 53.4
Gravity 91.1
Splatting 49.6
29% 64.7 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
409GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,238
Write 1,799
Mixed 1,738
428% 1,925 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 36.8
164% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 31.2
38% 63.7 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 252%
Great: 326%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
694GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 122
Write 131
Mixed 133
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston CBD24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
43.4% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 86.5
46% 86.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Sabre 15 Builds (Compare 62 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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