Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive300% 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 (15%). 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190322
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 00:31
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 309
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 849
95% 728 Pts
64-Core 905
61% 905 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 586 573 565 566 567 551 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,547
Write 2,225
Mixed 1655
SusWrite 568
390% 1,749 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 91.8
308% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,829
DQ Write 1,230
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,049% 1465 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 300%
Great: 327%
WDC WD1002FAEX-00Z3A0 250GB
225GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 271 271 271 271 270 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 510
Write 301
Mixed 353
SusWrite 292
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 60.6
211% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 231
210% 319 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 129%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
243GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 950 682 671 616 618 616 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2037
Write 1,732
Mixed 817
SusWrite 692
294% 1,320 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 66.8
263% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 1,418
DQ Mixed 1,007
828% 1,168 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 259%
Great: 263%
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 750GB-$83
649GB free
Firmware: AX0A3H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 90 91 93 98 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 96
Write 61.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 93.5
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 28.4
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 29.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 10,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 - $249

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,583
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