Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive230% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gaming
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 12:36
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 571
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 577
132% 582 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 785
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2802 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 412
Parallax 471
140% 441 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 434
Splatting 263
140% 321 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 816 639 637 640 639 623 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,663
Write 1,625
Mixed 723
SusWrite 666
261% 1,169 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 54.5
230% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 1,379
DQ Mixed 991
808% 1,133 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 230%
Great: 264%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 186 184 186 187 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 148
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 186
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$249
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 168 167 168 169 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 182
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 168
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.5
179% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 32.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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-Ultra Gaming-CF Builds (Compare 4,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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