Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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.
Boot Drive244% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 12:39
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 i7-6700K-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 485
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 694
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$22
MaxC: 2075 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 408
Parallax 423
130% 424 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 419
Splatting 258
128% 307 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 133%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$123
92GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,733
Write 957
Mixed 1,193
355% 1,628 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 40.1
224% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 66.2
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 39.4
90% 175 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 244%
Great: 266%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$51
434GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 168
Write 135
Mixed 153
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.14
73% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 27.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 108%
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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 1,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $992
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