Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:33
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 423
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 450
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$190
MSI(1462 809E) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1266 MHz, MaxM: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 173
Parallax 208
51% 174 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 140
Splatting 121
69% 132 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
192GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 426
Write 277
Mixed 334
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 33.6
141% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 64.3
104% 199 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$47
228GB free
Firmware: SD28 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 85.2
Write 83.2
Mixed 83.7
63% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.34
86% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 28.6
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 28.1
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 98%
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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-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 1,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $896
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