Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85% 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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171130
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateJun 27 '20 at 05:49
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 (50th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 234
90% 153 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 708
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80% Very good
Lighting 321
Reflection 297
Parallax 357
84% 325 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 295
Splatting 188
80% 227 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$140
287GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 352 351 233 227 239 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 387
Write 373
Mixed 282
SusWrite 288
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.3
126% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 90.2
122% 226 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85%
Great: 99%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$114
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 184 184 181 184 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 189
Mixed 100
SusWrite 184
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 179 179 180 179 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 172
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 178
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 25
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 26.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,265
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