Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive212% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180110
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:27
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.8% Very good
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 374
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 357
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 382
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
MSI(1462 2980) 3GB
CLim: 1336 MHz, MLim: 1562 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 170
Reflection 132
Parallax 212
57% 171 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 195
Splatting 114
66% 151 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 2,139
Write 1,146
Mixed 1,318
338% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 24.7
147% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 23.4
93% 205 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 212%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.8% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 95%
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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-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,496
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