Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.69% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 11:27
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 59.2
1-Core 139
2-Core 274
85% 157 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 752
81% 627 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8280
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
5.69% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 6.1
Parallax 8
6% 7.1 fps
MRender 6.2
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 11.5
6% 8.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.69%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 968 1039 986 1058 1338 1213 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,804
Write 1411
Mixed 1,436
SusWrite 1,100
374% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 56.6
253% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1424
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 1,436
984% 1,224 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 305%
Great: 336%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
888GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 53 88 41 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 163
Write 105
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 48.2
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
256GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 183 181 175 195 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 185
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 184
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$90
338GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 104 102 110 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 107
Write 108
Mixed 73
SusWrite 105
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 71%
Seagate SkyHawk 10TB (2016)-$325
3.5TB free
Firmware: AV01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 213 211 202 230 226 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-066.A00G 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
37.1% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 Builds (Compare 1,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,070
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