Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.2% 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 Drive55.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6600-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 426
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 428
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
41.2% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 113
Parallax 124
40% 125 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 120
Splatting 81.3
42% 93.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$60
60GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 456
Write 188
Mixed 218
63% 287 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 10.1
83% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 54.4
DQ Mixed 9.69
17% 31.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
800GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 158
Mixed 118
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.3
92% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 21.9
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 80%
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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 474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $940
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