Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 74%
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:18
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 378
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 390
56% 378 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 203
Parallax 210
71% 217 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 207
Splatting 158
73% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$70
128GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 495
Write 432
Mixed 478
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 5.52
77% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 7.66
61% 141 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 82%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
201GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 153
Write 142
Mixed 148
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 029E CMK8GX4M1A2666C16 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.8% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 8.8
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 153
26% 153 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 80%
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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 2,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,012
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