Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive203% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170210
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:11
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 461
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 668
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 297
Parallax 302
98% 308 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 294
Splatting 219
102% 236 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$237
408GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,760
Write 1,293
Mixed 1,207
315% 1,420 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 25.9
170% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 51
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 26.7
39% 69.6 MB/s
Poor: 186%
This bench: 203%
Great: 285%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 105%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 1,377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,402
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