Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics112% 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 Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 14:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 (53rd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 97
1-Core 132
2-Core 267
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 596
68% 521 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 403
Parallax 423
113% 419 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 423
Splatting 262
112% 311 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$47
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 177 103 99 85 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 444
Write 425
Mixed 194
SusWrite 135
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 36.4
132% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 164
135% 198 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 88%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$69
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 176 170 170 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 164
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 173
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 27.7
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 29.7
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96%
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 6,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,089
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