Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive155% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 10:20
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 242
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 671
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 336C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 122
296% 122 fps
Poor: 95% Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 206 236 215 208 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 929
Write 922
Mixed 444
SusWrite 250
142% 637 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 34.7
184% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1115
DQ Write 1,051
DQ Mixed 661
612% 942 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 155%
Great: 234%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$79
572GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 144 131 135 144 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 175
Write 150
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 136
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$214
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 31.8
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
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 2,014 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,056
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