Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '17 at 19:21
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 450
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 452
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 228
Reflection 189
Parallax 201
65% 206 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 210
Splatting 165
79% 176 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$89
27GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 468
Write 250
Mixed 131
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 7.55
63% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 53.9
DQ Mixed 7.98
15% 28.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$146
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.6% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,072
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