Gigabyte GA-Z270XP-SLI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 73.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive122% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170XP-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270XP-SLI  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
73.6% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 321
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 676
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 52% Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$80
58GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 1,421
Write 294
Mixed 433
154% 716 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 18.9
118% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 44.4
101% 213 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 122%
Great: 131%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
99GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 114
Mixed 120
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.31
108% 1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 78%
Hitachi HDS722580VLSA80 82GB
5GB free
Firmware: V32OA6MA Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
18.9% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 32.2
Mixed 33.2
25% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.34
87% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.9%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.2% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64.2%
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-Z270XP-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 1,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
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Desktop 91%
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Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270XP-SLI - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,110
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