Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.7% 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)
Boot Drive97.4% 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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 05:26
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-7500-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 446
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 447
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 117
36% 104 fps
MRender 79.7
Gravity 110
Splatting 81.4
39% 90.5 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
182GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 399
Mixed 417
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 40.2
123% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 127
148% 257 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
915GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 170
Mixed 134
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.3
100% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 95%
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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-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 1,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,108
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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