Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 83.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.38% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.9% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160115
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:03
Run Duration269 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 391
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 681
MC Mixed 638
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS
Nvidia(10DE 0420) 320MB
Ram: 320MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
3.38% Terrible
Lighting 14
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 6.1
4% 10.4 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 12.4
Splatting 2.7
3% 7.17 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.38%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
21GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 511
Write 212
Mixed 263
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 10.8
97% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 50.6
87% 168 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
631GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 158
Mixed 146
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.36
143% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95%
Great: 105%
hp v190b 4GB
2GB free, PID 5507
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
4.89% Terrible
Read 16.6
Write 5.45
Mixed 6.87
10% 9.64 MB/s
4K Read 5.37
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.006
20% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.89%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GE2400C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 22.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 86%
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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 1,812 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 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $954
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