Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive203% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:02
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 531
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 529
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 162
Parallax 230
62% 192 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 196
Splatting 130
68% 157 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 820 604 605 613 611 610 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,928
Write 1,708
Mixed 759
SusWrite 644
280% 1,260 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54
183% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 621
DQ Mixed 648
491% 660 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 203%
Great: 258%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$61
597GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 108 109 110 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
50% Above average
Read 66.6
Write 99.1
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 108
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.1
192% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 50%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 30.5
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 29.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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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 1,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $707
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