Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 19:36
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$305
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 445
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 675
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 336C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 376
Parallax 398
123% 391 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 384
Splatting 242
126% 287 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,701
Write 1,238
Mixed 1,364
388% 1,768 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 32.3
202% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 424
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 27.3
118% 266 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 259%
Great: 236%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$59
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 196
Mixed 175
143% 191 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.22
108% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 114%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79%
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 2,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,047
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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