Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive71.1% 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-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:59
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 129
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 443
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 754
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 307
Parallax 317
100% 318 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 303
Splatting 239
107% 249 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$186
81GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 518
Write 247
Mixed 183
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 12.2
114% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13.5
27% 51.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
USB Disk 4GB
1GB free, PID 1167
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
5.73% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 6.21
Mixed 8.77
12% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.91
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
26% 2.31 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 1,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,260
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HDDRAMUSB
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