Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 56%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.5% 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 Drive85.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:56
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 549
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 547
82% 551 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 124
38% 110 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 116
Splatting 86
40% 94.2 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Spark 256GB
184GB free
Firmware: SBFM10.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 505
Write 451
Mixed 487
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 9.78
83% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 16
94% 215 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
394GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 25.6
Write 76.7
Mixed 75.4
45% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.4
117% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 23.5
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 24.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 87%
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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 2,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
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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