Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3P-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive210% 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 Z270-HD3P
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3P-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171108
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:47
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 524
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 535
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Lighting 141
Reflection 172
Parallax 208
51% 174 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 138
Splatting 120
55% 130 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 2,061
Write 1,110
Mixed 1,153
317% 1,441 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 26.6
190% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 28.9
44% 81.1 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 210%
Great: 236%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
183GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 452
Write 181
Mixed 243
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.93
71% 16.1 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.6%
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-Z270-HD3P-CF Builds (Compare 1,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3P-CF - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $994
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