Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33% 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 Drive206% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:57
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 142
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 502
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 989
MC Float 1,080
MC Mixed 1,066
156% 1,045 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33% Below average
Lighting 57.7
Reflection 113
Parallax 88.8
21% 86.4 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 132
Splatting 84.6
42% 95.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 33%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$583
320GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,266
Write 1,459
Mixed 1,595
393% 1,774 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55.8
196% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 146
146% 237 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 253%
Great: 269%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
147GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 2,024
Write 1,192
Mixed 1,175
323% 1,464 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 28.2
161% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 52.4
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 103
82% 111 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 206%
Great: 262%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3466C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 28
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 112%
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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 1,749 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,454
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