Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i7-6700-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 381
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 625
92% 619 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 178
Parallax 308
76% 231 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 197
Splatting 128
67% 155 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$178
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,384
Write 1,306
Mixed 1,376
372% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 48.5
219% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 174
195% 334 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 259%
Great: 258%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
249GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 152
Mixed 156
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.31
119% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.3
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 27.5
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 101%
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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-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 1,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $849
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