Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:01
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 105
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 325
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 378
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 181
Parallax 202
65% 200 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 190
Splatting 137
69% 160 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 120GB
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 268
Write 156
Mixed 188
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 31.5
134% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 66.3
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 70.6
65% 96.6 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 112%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
112GB free
Firmware: Q0914A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 237 241 241 241 240 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 509
Write 241
Mixed 277
SusWrite 239
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 20.1
127% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 25.1
60% 121 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 73%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$53
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 133 130 133 131 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 131
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
122GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 109 113 114 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 98
Write 94
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 113
67% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$195
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 27.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF Builds (Compare 1,710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $690
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