Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 15:25
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 138
2-Core 240
92% 157 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 701
71% 564 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Asus(1043 859F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.1% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 111
Parallax 106
85% 106 fps
MRender 98
Gravity 95.7
Splatting 99.3
59% 97.7 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 433
Write 454
Mixed 164
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 20.4
114% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 127
114% 172 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
103GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 128 142 139 140 136 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 73.3
Write 79.8
Mixed 51
SusWrite 137
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.3% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.7
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,084
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