Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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.
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:31
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-6700K-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 684
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
Nvidia(10DE 1B82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 360
Parallax 379
118% 375 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 362
Splatting 238
117% 268 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 240GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM22.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 421
Mixed 324
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 35.7
131% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 34.4
70% 131 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
80GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 403 447 478 492 493 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 487
Mixed 416
SusWrite 454
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 64.8
218% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 64.8
103% 192 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 127%
Great: 134%
Seagate ST2000DM008-2FR102 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 220 218 216 218 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 24.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 94%
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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 1,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $744
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