Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '19 at 05:01
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 38%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 91.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 232
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 405
50% 376 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 377E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 152
Parallax 146
116% 146 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 144
Splatting 113
72% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 145 146 133 126 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 394
Write 137
Mixed 145
SusWrite 166
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 15.7
102% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 73.3
DQ Write 62.2
DQ Mixed 0.6
19% 45.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 211 210 211 210 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 180
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 210
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.2% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 25
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.8
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 Builds (Compare 1,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $848
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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