Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.83% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive262% 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 Z270X-DESIGNARE
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:38
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 526
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 762
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.83% Terrible
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 25.3
8% 26.6 fps
MRender 25.4
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38
12% 28.6 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.83%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$95
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,265
Write 1,081
Mixed 1,369
346% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 74
261% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 238
263% 447 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 262%
Great: 232%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
45GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 145
Write 34.6
Mixed 73.7
90% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.44
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 1.06
104% 2.34 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25.8
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.6%
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-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF Builds (Compare 393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,087
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