Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Gaming 52%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive29.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '19 at 01:21
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.8% Above average
1-Core 104
2-Core 220
75% 162 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 376
46% 347 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 176
Reflection 178
Parallax 193
56% 182 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 179
Splatting 120
65% 151 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$86
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 20 24 25 23 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 301
Write 46.5
Mixed 70
SusWrite 24.6
24% 111 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 8.5
4K Mixed 7.8
51% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 47.7
DQ Mixed 8.3
14% 26.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB-$23
233GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 124 126 124 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 119
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 125
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 22.5
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 15.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 100%
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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 K5 Builds (Compare 3,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 109%
Workstation 72%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $894
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