Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime10.8 Days
Run DateOct 23 '19 at 15:32
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 267
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 860
87% 687 Pts
64-Core 1049
70% 1049 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 489
Reflection 458
Parallax 515
127% 487 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 492
Splatting 267
113% 333 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 121%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
546GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1321 1167 1155 1166 1170 1171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,048
Write 1,675
Mixed 735
SusWrite 1,192
315% 1,412 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 67.6
266% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,385
DQ Write 1,248
DQ Mixed 1,129
898% 1,254 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 294%
Great: 298%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
64GB free
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 189 192 196 196 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 464
Write 188
Mixed 226
SusWrite 192
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 17.4
108% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 90.2
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 56.9
51% 76 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 74%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
62GB free
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 196 185 185 197 196 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 467
Write 187
Mixed 225
SusWrite 190
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 17.3
106% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 84.7
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 55
48% 72 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 74%
SanDisk Ultra Fit 123GB
28GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 125
Write 71
Mixed 75.5
106% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.8
182% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 10% Great: 37%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 256GB
173GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 21 22 30 30 30 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 30.2
Write 20.2
Mixed 23.8
SusWrite 25.2
33% 24.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
31% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 19.6
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70%
Great: 104%
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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 10,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 - $320

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,713
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