Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive223% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime35.6 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:05
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 524
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 751
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 58.6
Parallax 59.7
18% 59.3 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 59.7
25% 59.7 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$360
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,982
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,544
354% 1,598 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 33.7
154% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 208
223% 370 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 223%
Great: 357%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 125%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 2,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,246
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