Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 138%
Desktop 142%
Workstation 108%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:51
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 539
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 783
116% 772 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 538
Parallax 576
176% 560 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 540
Splatting 297
164% 370 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$408
914GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 344
Mixed 356
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 23.6
128% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 96
125% 228 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 98%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$295
130GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 1,896
Write 1,749
Mixed 1,628
392% 1,757 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.1
211% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 424
DQ Mixed 222
233% 386 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 269%
Great: 320%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 31.4
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 31.3
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
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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 2,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $792
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