Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive233% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '18 at 19:09
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 512
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 748
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.2% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 208
Parallax 225
73% 226 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 220
Splatting 177
78% 183 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,308
Write 1,120
Mixed 1,366
352% 1,598 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 21.3
185% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 530
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 177
202% 350 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 233%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
875GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 146
Mixed 121
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.06
16% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 115%
Asmt 2115 500GB
169GB free
Firmware: 0
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 66.2
Write 60.1
Mixed 64.7
48% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.31
102% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
87GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 65.8
Write 58.8
Mixed 83.6
53% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 250GB (2008)-$62
7GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 52.2
Write 49.7
Mixed 53
39% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.33
99% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.1% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 20.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 109%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 2,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,600
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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