Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24.7% 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 Drive206% 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-Z270X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 17:42
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 569
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 570
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 748
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 808
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 50.5
Parallax 73.1
23% 66 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 77.4
Splatting 44.1
26% 59.5 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$190
362GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 1,871
Write 1,257
Mixed 1,397
334% 1,508 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 18.9
96% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 654
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 17.5
168% 397 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 206%
Great: 253%
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
118GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 487
Write 260
Mixed 345
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 13.3
75% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 52.3
102% 206 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 31.6
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 33.5
98% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
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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 5 Builds (Compare 1,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,287
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