Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive189% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateAug 29 '17 at 19:58
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 (62nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 269
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 742
76% 601 Pts
64-Core 719
48% 719 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.8.1
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
19% Very poor
Lighting 83.4
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 116
22% 92.3 fps
MRender 56.5
Gravity 66.6
Splatting 80.6
19% 67.9 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 720GB
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,441
Write 1,416
Mixed 1,406
318% 1,421 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 23.6
73% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 500
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 131
197% 370 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 189%
Great: 180%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
327GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 407
Mixed 421
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 48
179% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 119
146% 260 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 132%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
412GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 173
Mixed 159
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.7
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Builds (Compare 347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,396
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