Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive193% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:45
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$348
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 542
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 834
MC Mixed 794
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2560 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 414
Parallax 431
134% 426 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 429
Splatting 266
139% 317 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 2,148
Write 1,160
Mixed 1,380
345% 1,563 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 22.5
109% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 40.9
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 19.7
33% 61.8 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 193%
Great: 237%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
605GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 144
Mixed 134
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 94%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 27.7
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
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 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 3,230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $878
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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