Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:32
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 132
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 446
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 740
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
PNY(196E 11D9) 3GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 186
Parallax 192
64% 198 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 160
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$114
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 10,456
Write 8,785
Mixed 9,099
2,105% 9,447 MB/s
4K Read 706
4K Write 258
4K Mixed 365
1,675% 443 MB/s
DQ Read 1,632
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 1,037
838% 1,203 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 135%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 125 128 127 124 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 23.4
SusWrite 126
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 26.6
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 103%
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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 2,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $917
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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