Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics186% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 17:53
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-6700K-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 542
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 762
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Lighting 617
Reflection 572
Parallax 657
195% 615 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 603
Splatting 315
179% 402 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 186%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
12GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,080
Write 1,337
Mixed 492
285% 1,303 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 58.8
260% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,163
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 654
570% 857 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 232%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 50 50 47 47 44 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 55
Write 55.1
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 46.9
36% 48.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 26.9
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 29.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
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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 2,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,506
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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