Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive110% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:02
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 567
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 568
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 786
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 552
Parallax 631
180% 579 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 521
Splatting 309
163% 370 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
102GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 390
Mixed 368
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.9
167% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 116
144% 256 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$55
22GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 424
Write 77.2
Mixed 114
44% 205 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 14.2
92% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 77.4
DQ Mixed 27.7
39% 71.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
839GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 182
Mixed 171
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.33
132% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$34
344GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 123
Write 119
Mixed 104
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.53
114% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
294GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 157
Mixed 139
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.28
89% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.1
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 89%
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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 2,051 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: $980
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