Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '17 at 02:13
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-7700-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 126
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 436
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 667
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 8528) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 118
Parallax 128
42% 128 fps
MRender 84
Gravity 121
Splatting 83.8
42% 96.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$74
879GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 102
Mixed 96.2
74% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.36
95% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB 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 14.4
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 12
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 81%
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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 1,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,074
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