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 (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive234% 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 (13%). 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:48
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-8700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 520
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 1,006
MC Float 1,146
MC Mixed 1092
162% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$105
207GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,239
Write 1,154
Mixed 1,171
334% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 28
184% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 534
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 26.2
142% 326 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 234%
Great: 259%
Samsung Flash Drive 32GB
17GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 141
Write 26.3
Mixed 23.6
58% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 1.13
91% 2.49 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.4
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.3%
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 Gaming 5-CF Builds (Compare 2,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,524
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