Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '18 at 21:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 408
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 425
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 375C) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Lighting 57
Reflection 38.9
Parallax 56.6
18% 50.8 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 55.3
Splatting 45.8
19% 44.9 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$78
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 234 99 103 98 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 370
Write 120
Mixed 282
SusWrite 170
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 42.6
151% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 213
179% 258 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$84
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
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 84%
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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 2,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $983
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