Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive64.9% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z270X-DESIGNARE
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '17 at 04:28
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-7600K-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 127
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 514
118% 518 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 530
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 302
Parallax 316
95% 312 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 298
Splatting 240
110% 248 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$53
92GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 518
Write 287
Mixed 320
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 6.42
76% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 8.05
41% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.1% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 13.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 102%
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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-DESIGNARE-CF Builds (Compare 22 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $781
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HDDRAMUSB
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