Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 23%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics57.4% 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 Drive129% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '23 at 17:07
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 31%
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 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i3-7100-$86
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
43% Average
Memory 55.8
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 151
57% 100 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 180
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 194
12% 194 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$140
Gigabyte(1458 371C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.4% Above average
Lighting 74.7
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 71.2
61% 74.6 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 46.3
Splatting 69.4
51% 61 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 60%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Blue SN570 1TB SSD
489GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 700 560 351 470 394 455 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 1,272
Write 1,228
Mixed 1,072
SusWrite 488
228% 1,015 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 40.3
121% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 278
190% 239 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 129%
Great: 307%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.4% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.4%
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 1,861 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $778
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