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 above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive245% 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.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '21 at 18:55
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 above expectations (75th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 666
75% 574 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CT500P 500GB
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 847 854 866 892 877 911 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 1,466
Write 932
Mixed 842
SusWrite 874
230% 1,029 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 88.8
347% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 848
DQ Mixed 223
278% 474 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 245%
Great: 243%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 240GB-$193
27GB free
Firmware: C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 146 156 139 147 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 239
Mixed 281
SusWrite 149
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 47.7
182% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 166
145% 218 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 22.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.2
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 107%

 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 2,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,162
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