Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive249% 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.
High background CPU (25%). 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:04
Run Duration76 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$405
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 614
QC Float 611
QC Mixed 599
138% 608 Pts
MC Int 1,196
MC Float 1,362
MC Mixed 1,292
192% 1,283 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 124%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
205GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,310
Write 1,161
Mixed 1,178
340% 1,550 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 29.4
209% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 27.8
173% 399 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 249%
Great: 264%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$129
4.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.3% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 18.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 80%
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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 344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,455
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