Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive174% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime6 Days
Run DateMar 31 '17 at 05:29
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 140
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 455
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 838
MC Mixed 792
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
Gigabyte(1458 373F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 416
Reflection 379
Parallax 406
128% 400 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 400
Splatting 245
130% 296 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 129%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
427GB free
Firmware: PSF Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,651
Write 542
Mixed 810
218% 1,001 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 28.2
183% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 485
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 34.7
154% 343 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 174%
Great: 176%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$75
994GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 174
Mixed 165
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.39
130% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 15.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 103%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 1,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,270
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