Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive226% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 433
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 748
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 507 300 292 293 293 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,020
Write 1,448
Mixed 626
SusWrite 328
244% 1,106 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 59.5
246% 98.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,095
DQ Write 1,188
DQ Mixed 886
737% 1,056 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 226%
Great: 237%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 117 117 121 123 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 115
Write 123
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 119
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 17.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.4%
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-Z270X-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 3,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,118
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