Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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.
Graphics38.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 11:43
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 451
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 666
94% 623 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 81
Parallax 121
37% 108 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.2
40% 92.9 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
903GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 124
Write 115
Mixed 101
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
15GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 96.7
Write 23.4
Mixed 34.5
52% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 8.18
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 0.04
41% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G213382 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 11.2
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 42%
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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-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 3,734 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-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,052
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