Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 60% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Sabre 15  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170726
Uptime28.2 Days
Run DateJun 18 '18 at 04:27
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 60%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.8% Below average
SC Int 51.6
SC Float 53.9
SC Mixed 53.1
42% 52.9 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 201
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 299
MC Mixed 286
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Clevo(1558 850A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4550
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
1.67% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 29.4
Parallax 4.3
1% 12.6 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 3.6
Splatting 6.5
2% 4.87 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 1.67%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 115
Write 86.6
Mixed 107
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.18
46% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 76%
Corsair Flash Voyager USB 3.0 16GB-$46
1GB free, PID 1a03
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
26.2% Poor
Read 137
Write 14.5
Mixed 24.7
51% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
51% 4.44 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.1
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 82.3
49% 82.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Sabre 15 Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $130
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