Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF  (all builds)
Memory0.5 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:46
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ROU-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 Celeron G3900-$42
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
42% Average
SC Int 83.9
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 87.1
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 171
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 176
26% 173 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS
Gainward(10B0 1401) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
0.76% Terrible
Lighting 1.9
Reflection 3.3
Parallax 0.9
0% 2.03 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 2.1
1% 2.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.76%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
600GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 148
Write 127
Mixed 106
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.18
35% 0.28 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905474-001.A00LF 2x1GB
2 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.2% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 99.2
40% 99.2 ns
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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 DDR3-CF Builds (Compare 514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $831
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