Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive217% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:22
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 128
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 441
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 702
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
MSI(1462 3360) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 354
Parallax 364
115% 365 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 320
Splatting 221
109% 251 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 111%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
419GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,055
Write 1,802
Mixed 1,656
409% 1,838 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 13.3
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 52.5
DQ Write 55.2
DQ Mixed 13.6
21% 40.4 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 217%
Great: 326%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 29.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.4%
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 7 Builds (Compare 1,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,343
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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