Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive322% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 07:20
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 257
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 661
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 665
45% 665 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 126
Reflection 110
Parallax 119
33% 118 fps
MRender 77.9
Gravity 114
Splatting 78.6
31% 90.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1642 1687 1684 1733 1745 1752 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
322% Outstanding
Read 2,245
Write 1,731
Mixed 846
SusWrite 1,707
365% 1,632 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 66.2
235% 86.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,298
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 1116
877% 1,211 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 322%
Great: 356%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
454GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 92 98 100 99 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 120
Mixed 65
SusWrite 97.4
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST31000340AS 1TB-$70
79GB free
Firmware: SD15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 101 100 101 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 109
Write 14.5
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 100
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $771
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