Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive254% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:57
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-6700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 376
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 623
MC Mixed 615
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 226
Parallax 246
76% 240 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 225
Splatting 158
79% 183 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$255
602GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1252 1202 1177 1197 1224 1226 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 1,663
Write 1,571
Mixed 702
SusWrite 1,213
288% 1,287 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 59.8
203% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,239
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 902
740% 1,060 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 254%
Great: 293%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$154
471GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 424 405 445 445 447 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 420
Mixed 370
SusWrite 432
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 46.3
156% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 346
262% 353 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
SanDisk Cruzer Switch 8GB
4GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.9 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.6 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 22.7
Write 9.5
Mixed 9
SusWrite 9.3
15% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.6
176% 3.6 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 86%
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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 2,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $923
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