Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
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 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% 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 Drive241% 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
SystemGigabyte Z270X-DESIGNARE
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 09:47
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-7700K-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 156
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 158
127% 159 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 540
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 772
MC Float 889
MC Mixed 842
125% 834 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2802 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 467
Reflection 422
Parallax 486
147% 458 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 437
Splatting 273
142% 324 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 144%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1,999
Write 1,255
Mixed 1,338
338% 1,531 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 64.5
227% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 161
161% 262 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 241%
Great: 354%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$70
930GB free
Firmware: 1AG01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 91.6
Write 104
Mixed 111
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.47
106% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$70
852GB free
Firmware: 1AG01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 100
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.45
104% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 29
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,042
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