Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive290% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8  (all builds)
Memory20.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 09:08
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 93.5
1-Core 137
2-Core 259
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 698
74% 578 Pts
64-Core 699
47% 699 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.77
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
115% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 179
Parallax 160
93% 151 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 185
Splatting 119
142% 144 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 115%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1266 1165 1158 1154 1166 1164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
290% Outstanding
Read 2,080
Write 1,775
Mixed 960
SusWrite 1,179
335% 1,498 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 72.3
261% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1225
DQ Write 1,234
DQ Mixed 1,083
854% 1,181 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 290%
Great: 295%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$347
845GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 120 109 111 112 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 145
Write 174
Mixed 70
SusWrite 109
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
934GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 119 121 122 123 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 148
Write 145
Mixed 93.9
SusWrite 114
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
193% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.4% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 14.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18.6
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming 8 Builds (Compare 223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $1,710
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