Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive88.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User MAR-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 502
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 521
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 295
Parallax 313
98% 309 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 289
Splatting 225
103% 239 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
94GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 409
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 26.1
135% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 25.1
35% 61 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 117%
Hitachi HTS543225L9SA00 250GB-$29
117GB free
Firmware: FBEOC43C Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
26.8% Poor
Read 47.9
Write 45.6
Mixed 45.8
35% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 0.14
32% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 26.8
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 26.5
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 93.2%
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 1,965 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 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,118
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