Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 Drive269% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:49
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Core i7-7700K-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 396
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 690
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 445
Reflection 407
Parallax 474
141% 442 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 420
Splatting 263
136% 311 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 138%
Great: 144%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$411
899GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,291
Write 1,343
Mixed 1,345
366% 1,660 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 63.1
240% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 579
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 31.3
150% 343 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 269%
Great: 286%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 28.7
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
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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 1,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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