Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive112% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161101
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 18:06
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 424
57% 418 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.4% Above average
Lighting 205
Reflection 177
Parallax 189
54% 190 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 160
55% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
804GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 462 461 125 76 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 465
Mixed 400
SusWrite 274
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 53.2
191% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.2% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 1,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,154
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