Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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).
SystemGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5
MotherboardGigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 487
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 986
MC Float 1,130
MC Mixed 1,060
158% 1,058 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 381
Parallax 377
121% 385 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 366
Splatting 246
123% 283 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X600 1000GB M.2
931GB free
Firmware: X61110RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 503
Mixed 504
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 31.4
118% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 72.6
122% 239 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 480
Write 228
Mixed 244
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 12.1
91% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 26.3
63% 135 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 19.7
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 94%
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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 5-CF Builds (Compare 5,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,524
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