Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 45%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive37.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180110
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:43
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
45% Average
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 102
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 172
MC Float 246
MC Mixed 217
32% 212 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 45%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 476
Write 49.7
Mixed 151
48% 225 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 24.1
4K Mixed 4.2
41% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 65.2
DQ Mixed 6.3
26% 58.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 79%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
188GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 169
Mixed 134
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.68
192% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 54.4%
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 2,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,480
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