Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 46%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 74%
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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.9% 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 Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:29
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 534
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 1,000
MC Float 1,143
MC Mixed 1,088
161% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 118
40% 112 fps
MRender 77.5
Gravity 118
Splatting 80.2
40% 91.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
947GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
65% Good
Read 468
Write 327
Mixed 335
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 25.1
4K Mixed 15.3
56% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 8.94
60% 138 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$194
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.1% Average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 108%
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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 Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 1,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 117%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,347
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