Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (99th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 1 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '16 at 09:39
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (99th 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 i5-6500-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 559
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 561
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 164
Parallax 276
72% 217 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 172
Splatting 186
68% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$64
11GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 474
Write 412
Mixed 454
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 5.54
89% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 34.5
69% 140 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 29
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 28.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 79%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,044
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