Gigabyte GA-Z270N-Gaming 5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 65.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics103% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270N-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170123
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 09:38
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.9% Good
Memory 77.1
1-Core 120
2-Core 234
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 360
45% 334 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8280
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 7.6
Parallax 7.9
6% 7.47 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 9.2
6% 8.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 377E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 130
Parallax 120
100% 125 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 137
Splatting 117
107% 122 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green SATA M.2 120GB-$40
1GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 316
Write 43
Mixed 69.3
30% 143 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 6.2
73% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 41.8
DQ Mixed 2
24% 60.3 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 69%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
394GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 67 65 68 69 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 46.5
Write 81.5
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 65
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 19.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270N-Gaming 5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,058
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