Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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 (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170324
Uptime11.9 Days
Run DateSep 23 '20 at 14:31
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%
CPU Throttled 60%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (7th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Memory 76
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 102
48% 74.3 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 264
27% 213 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 (Mobile)
Clevo(1558 850A) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5206
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.8% Poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 30
Parallax 93.3
8% 51.1 fps
MRender 54.5
Gravity 97.3
Splatting 51.6
26% 67.8 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV3-8D128 128GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T873001
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 458
Write 426
Mixed 364
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 30
98% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 115
138% 241 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 91%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
384GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 106 104 103 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 105
62% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston CBD24D4S7D8MB-16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.3
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 13.3
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 88.2
45% 88.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Sabre 15 Builds (Compare 96 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Sabre 15

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 6% - Terrible Total price: $95
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