Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 137%
Desktop 141%
Workstation 105%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive269% 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
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171030
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 04 '18 at 05:21
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 484
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 785
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2872 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 521
Parallax 641
182% 574 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 544
Splatting 285
163% 368 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 171%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
205GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 509
Write 348
Mixed 358
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 30.9
151% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 23.8
30% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 127%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$85
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,686
Write 1,188
Mixed 1,349
382% 1,741 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 43.4
226% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 426
DQ Mixed 190
224% 392 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 269%
Great: 237%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 26.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 28.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z270-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 2,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $769
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