Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive57.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$207
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 444
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 445
66% 442 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 311
Parallax 322
104% 333 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 314
Splatting 236
110% 253 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBBU120G1122 120GB
18GB free
Firmware: Z3107000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 492
Write 311
Mixed 169
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 0.04
40% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 3.08
50% 118 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$50
766GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 156
Mixed 135
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
92% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$132
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21.9
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 101%
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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 1,525 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: 89% - Excellent Total price: $996
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