Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 57.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics51% 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 Drive18.7% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 05:11
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
57.5% Above average
Memory 59.2
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
72% 129 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 346
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 363
24% 363 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51% Above average
Lighting 64
Reflection 63
Parallax 55
53% 60.7 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 57.1
Splatting 50.6
38% 57.3 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$32
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 53 50 56 43 63 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
18.7% Very poor
Read 78.2
Write 122
Mixed 3
SusWrite 57.8
15% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 0.1
28% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 0.1
28% 68.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 199 201 199 200 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 131
Mixed 85
SusWrite 200
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 17
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 10.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $777
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