Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161031
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 511
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 755
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 1962) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.9% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 119
Parallax 131
42% 129 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.7
42% 96.8 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
35GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 474
Write 331
Mixed 338
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 23.1
92% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 47.4
98% 202 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB-$33
235GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 42.6
Write 55.4
Mixed 55.5
39% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.37
76% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.8% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.8%
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-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 2,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,140
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