Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.2% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 14:11
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 427
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 429
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 310
Parallax 130
84% 264 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 293
Splatting 233
104% 243 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
58GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 461
Write 328
Mixed 334
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 12.1
71% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 66.5
DQ Mixed 24.3
24% 37.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 21.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 102%
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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 1,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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