Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:37
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 556
126% 556 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 551
83% 556 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$33
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 232
Reflection 196
Parallax 207
66% 212 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 208
Splatting 159
76% 170 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
79GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 408
Mixed 412
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 48.5
192% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 114
142% 255 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$42
204GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 122
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.52
123% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.7% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.8
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 10.9
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 34.7%
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 472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $595
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HDDRAMUSB
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