Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:19
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 134
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 430
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 717
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 401
Parallax 459
134% 426 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 411
Splatting 262
134% 306 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 474
Mixed 385
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 51.3
184% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 364 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
46GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,286
Write 100
Mixed 197
457% 2,194 MB/s
4K Read 1,046
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 12.1
1,604% 355 MB/s
Poor: 133% Great: 236%
Drevo D1 SSD 240GB
54GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 520
Write 469
Mixed 449
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 55.7
196% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 107
151% 280 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
638GB free
Firmware: CC45
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 176
Write 178
Mixed 88.7
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
637GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 183
Write 154
Mixed 101
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB-$108
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 22.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 111%
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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 K5 Builds (Compare 2,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming K5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $920
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