Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 556
126% 558 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 555
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 533
Reflection 521
Parallax 624
175% 559 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 522
Splatting 287
158% 358 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 393
Mixed 419
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 35.9
117% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 118
143% 252 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
99GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 98.4
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.35
135% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 29.6
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 27
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270X-Gaming 8 Builds (Compare 310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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