Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.3% 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.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 03:56
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 492
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 587
Reflection 557
Parallax 654
189% 599 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 543
Splatting 296
165% 372 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 175%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
34GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 499
Write 379
Mixed 375
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 18.9
98% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 18.7
92% 209 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$150
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
42.7% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 44%
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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 2,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $974
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