Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive109% 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.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 21:13
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 529
113% 501 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 761
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 228
Reflection 200
Parallax 215
69% 214 fps
Gravity 188
Splatting 155
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 403
Mixed 411
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 46.5
168% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 116
134% 234 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA330 1TB
480GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 109
Write 114
Mixed 112
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.31
81% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 77%
WD WD5002ABYS-02B1B0 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: 02.03B05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64% Good
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 106
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.37
110% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 22.3
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,120
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