Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 13:06
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 144
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 541
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 557
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1415 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 188
Parallax 252
66% 210 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 182
Splatting 141
68% 160 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
760GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 169
Mixed 159
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
562GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 156
Mixed 153
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.31
120% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 80%
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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 5 Builds (Compare 1,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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HDDRAMUSB
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