Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 17:42
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 569
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 570
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 748
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 808
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 50.5
Parallax 73.1
23% 66 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 77.4
Splatting 44.1
26% 59.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BPX 480GB
362GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Crucial M500 240GB-$150
118GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 487
Write 260
Mixed 345
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 13.3
75% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 52.3
102% 206 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 31.6
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 33.5
98% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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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 5 Builds (Compare 991 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-Gaming 5 - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,203
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $122
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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