Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 62.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics13.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:18
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 way below expectations (8th percentile)
62.2% Good
SC Int 94
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 96.9
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 299
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 357
55% 367 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250X
XFX(1682 7266) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Lighting 35.9
Reflection 41.2
Parallax 49.9
13% 42.3 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 31.4
Splatting 41.1
14% 33.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
41GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
36% Below average
Read 146
Write 85.5
Mixed 102
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 9.81
72% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 90
DQ Write 96.3
DQ Mixed 23.3
37% 69.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
675GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 161
Mixed 151
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.38
142% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$16
129GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 71
Write 71.1
Mixed 68.8
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.37
102% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 91%
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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-HD3P-CF Builds (Compare 2,225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,037
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