Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 74%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive173% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
15 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '22 at 16:35
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i3-7100-$83
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
61.7% Good
Memory 86.1
1-Core 59.3
2-Core 153
60% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 207
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 228
14% 228 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$117
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.2% Above average
Lighting 69.8
Reflection 77.7
Parallax 70.9
57% 72.8 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 74.7
Splatting 70.2
58% 70.6 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 60%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Blue SN570 1TB SSD
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1095 521 489 560 569 550 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,607
Write 1,572
Mixed 1237
SusWrite 631
283% 1,262 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 49.2
158% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 448
337% 456 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 173%
Great: 301%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 20.8
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 90%

 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 1,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 53%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 45%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $717
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