Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.3% 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 Drive211% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime12 Days
Run DateApr 23 '19 at 00:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 478
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 469
71% 478 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 376
Parallax 143
44% 221 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 239
70% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 328 327 326 325 322 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1941
Write 1,403
Mixed 729
SusWrite 362
245% 1,109 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 54.3
230% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,060
DQ Write 820
DQ Mixed 789
631% 889 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 211%
Great: 238%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
321GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 112 111 112 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 112
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 26.7
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 27.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 105%
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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-Z270-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 3,956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $840
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $651SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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