Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:05
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 118
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 410
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 435
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 203
Parallax 213
71% 219 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 206
Splatting 158
73% 169 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
132GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 501
Write 292
Mixed 197
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 5.63
74% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 4.87
DQ Mixed 7.47
25% 58.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
201GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 145
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$100
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 12.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48%
Great: 51%
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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 1,611 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,135
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