Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.32% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive236% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '21 at 19:04
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 748
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 25.20.100.6518
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.32% Terrible
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 8.4
6% 8.43 fps
MRender 11
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 11.8
6% 10.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.32%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CT500P 500GB
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 869 879 857 871 870 865 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 1,302
Write 839
Mixed 842
SusWrite 868
215% 963 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 235
4K Mixed 89.6
337% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 224
284% 486 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 236%
Great: 243%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 240GB-$193
27GB free
Firmware: C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 208 220 219 135 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 399
Write 240
Mixed 269
SusWrite 188
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 38.6
164% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 165
147% 222 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 21.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 22.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77%
Great: 105%

 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 2,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,170
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