Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 28 '17 at 06:03
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 530
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 990
MC Float 1,125
MC Mixed 1,065
158% 1,060 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 573
Reflection 545
Parallax 635
184% 584 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 542
Splatting 294
164% 369 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 172%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$245
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,080
Write 1,715
Mixed 1,617
401% 1,804 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 46.4
212% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 44.4
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 32
47% 83.9 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 256%
Great: 353%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$197
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
55.2% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 15.5
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 19.5
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 111%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 4,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,682
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