Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive73.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '17 at 19:27
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-6700K-$277
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 491
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 743
MC Mixed 708
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 302
Parallax 346
97% 319 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 286
Splatting 234
110% 243 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$278
851GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 483
Write 340
Mixed 340
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 28.8
124% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 46.5
96% 197 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 89%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$149
360GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 498
Write 232
Mixed 264
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 19.1
95% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 39.4
87% 184 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$219
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.2% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 Builds (Compare 319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $939
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