Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics114% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
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
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:16
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 Pentium G4600-$76
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
62.5% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 288
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 311
MC Mixed 295
44% 294 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2086 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 321
Parallax 373
115% 354 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 326
Splatting 252
114% 265 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 114%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
700GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 149 152 155 156 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 165
Mixed 81
SusWrite 153
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
292GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 102 101 102 103 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 86.7
Write 72.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 101
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54%
Great: 69%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
373GB free
Firmware: AX0A4M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 83 83 84 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 83.5
Write 77.8
Mixed 32
SusWrite 83
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 62%
Generic- Multi-Card 16GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 4.5 4.9 5 4.9 4.9 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
7.27% Terrible
Read 19.5
Write 5.5
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 4.9
10% 9.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 2.1
112% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.27%
Great: 12%
UFD USB Flash Drive 4GB
4GB free, PID a762
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
6.01% Terrible
Read 18.2
Write 4
Mixed 5
SusWrite 4.1
8% 7.83 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
39% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.01%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.5
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 96%
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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-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 3,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,029
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