Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99
80% 99.4 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 384
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 388
58% 390 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2881) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 152
Parallax 238
63% 191 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 200
Splatting 100
66% 150 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
129GB free
Firmware: P0705AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 481
Write 238
Mixed 257
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 21
99% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 14.2
36% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 78%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
754GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 143
Write 138
Mixed 138
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 3.56
4K Mixed 0.36
147% 1.64 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10.4
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 42%
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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 1,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $943
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