Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive83.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171130
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 23 '19 at 03:24
Run Duration262 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 275
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 719
75% 588 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS250G2B0B 250GB
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 201 200 196 203 200 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 471
Write 390
Mixed 214
SusWrite 204
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 35.5
123% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 276
217% 304 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 105%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
129GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1320 304 302 301 301 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,291
Write 1,471
Mixed 1,224
SusWrite 471
302% 1,364 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 82.1
281% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 1,168
DQ Mixed 991
769% 1,043 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 255%
Great: 276%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
299GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 473 474 472 444 285 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 471
Mixed 444
SusWrite 432
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.3
214% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 129%
Great: 130%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
109GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 464 464 461 463 466 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 466
Mixed 394
SusWrite 464
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 59.8
207% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
59GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 108 104 109 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 76.7
Write 74
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 108
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 86%
KINGSTON SV300S37A12 120GB
13GB free, PID 0715
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 76 85 84 80 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
242% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 81.8
Mixed 170
SusWrite 81.7
164% 129 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 30.6
3,255% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 25.1
3,588% 41.6 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 242%
Great: 262%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74%
Great: 118%
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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 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,506
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