Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics117% 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 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.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:00
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 Pentium G4600-$75
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
65.8% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 306
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 309
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 1946 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 335
Parallax 409
119% 372 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 342
Splatting 228
115% 264 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
793GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 142
Mixed 128
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 28
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 92%
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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-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 2,846 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-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,030
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