Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Gaming 112%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive80.2% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:09
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-7600K-$213
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 501
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 483
75% 503 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$89
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 396
Parallax 461
137% 429 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 409
Splatting 255
133% 303 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
279GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 471
Write 269
Mixed 319
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 26.7
111% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 47.6
92% 188 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 85%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$170
30GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 48% Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
75% Very good
Read 160
Write 101
Mixed 150
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.24
75% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$82
210GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.3% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 104%
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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 2,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 90%
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Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,032
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