Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 88%, 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 10 '17 at 14:01
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 415
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 703
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 88%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 184
Parallax 196
64% 199 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 200
Splatting 156
73% 169 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
729GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 170
Mixed 132
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.3
104% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
41.8% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 82%
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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 2,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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