Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 30 '20 at 23:25
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 71%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 280
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 850
83% 664 Pts
64-Core 1,077
72% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (165 fps cap detected)
48.1% Average
Lighting 165
Reflection 165
Parallax 165
43% 165 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 165
Splatting 165
49% 165 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 51 53 52 53 54 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
126GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 84 95 89 98 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 141
Write 145
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 94
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB
772GB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 113 109 112 108 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 99.5
Write 96.2
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 110
60% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 26.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 24.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 110%
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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 Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 9,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,215
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