Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive49.6% 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:35
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-6700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 367
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 619
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 339
Parallax 364
116% 361 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 381
Splatting 230
122% 277 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 119%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$57
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 474
Write 243
Mixed 254
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 7.51
50% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.3
DQ Write 40.4
DQ Mixed 9.79
13% 23.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 152
Mixed 146
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$166
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 27.7
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 27.6
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 103%
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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 1,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $714
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