Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5

Performance Results

Gaming 62%
Desktop 133%
Workstation 111%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive227% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:25
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 566
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 1,072
MC Float 1,202
MC Mixed 1,098
168% 1,124 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
EVGA(3842 2774) 2GB
CLim: 1377 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 111
Parallax 181
48% 144 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 160
Splatting 91
54% 123 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
59GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,997
Write 1,181
Mixed 1,125
316% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 37.7
190% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 168
196% 342 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 227%
Great: 264%
Seagate ST31000340NS 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC61 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 170
Mixed 163
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.21
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 25.1
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 26.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 105%
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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 1,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 130%
Desktop 129%
Workstation 119%

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,606
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