Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:41
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 483
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 818
MC Mixed 776
115% 771 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 357
Reflection 315
Parallax 375
112% 349 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 311
Splatting 239
108% 252 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
809GB free
Firmware: HP70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 118
Write 177
Mixed 103
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.93
248% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 144
Write 161
Mixed 101
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.86
222% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.9
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
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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 2,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,129
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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