Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.5% 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 Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:00
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 612
QC Float 647
QC Mixed 629
143% 629 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 629
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 119%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1650 MHz, MLim: 1877 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 98.4
Parallax 109
37% 111 fps
MRender 88.8
Gravity 108
Splatting 81.2
40% 92.7 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
KINGSTON 240GB
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AA
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 444
Write 227
Mixed 305
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 19
85% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 37.5
55% 100 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 29.4
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 100%
Great: 90%
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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 3,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $914
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