Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% 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 Drive120% 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 (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 01:34
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 330
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 646
97% 652 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Gigabyte(1458 3745) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 312
Parallax 320
105% 328 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 392
Splatting 238
125% 285 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 116%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$100
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 162 221 290 258 246 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 972
Write 267
Mixed 282
SusWrite 246
96% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 40.4
154% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 512
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 472
339% 440 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 120%
Great: 176%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
187GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 88 75 56 95 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 143
Write 138
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 85.2
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
397GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 142 101 154 77 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 193
Write 139
Mixed 84
SusWrite 112
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 22.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 15.5
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Builds (Compare 1,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,082
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