Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.4% 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)
Boot Drive80.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:32
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 i7-7700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.9% Very good
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 98.4
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 344
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 657
MC Mixed 578
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
38.4% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 120
37% 106 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 113
Splatting 82.2
40% 91.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
180GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 488
Write 257
Mixed 301
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 16.2
112% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 48.1
104% 215 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
38.1% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.6
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,003
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