Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics42.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z270-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 03:14
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i3-7100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.1% Above average
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 92.3
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 250
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 280
42% 277 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$142
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
42.1% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 123
41% 115 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 129
Splatting 85.9
43% 98.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
744GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 151
Write 141
Mixed 141
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.32
130% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $941
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