Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive196% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 4 hrs ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:51
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6600-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 442
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 436
66% 442 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 198
Parallax 207
69% 212 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
72% 168 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
194GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 2,005
Write 1,171
Mixed 1,132
316% 1,436 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 23.5
137% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 24.5
36% 65.5 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 196%
Great: 265%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
110GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 498
Write 200
Mixed 217
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 13.9
96% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 10
24% 48.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 75%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
82GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 420
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 41.5
156% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 22.4
92% 207 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$20
29GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 136
Write 46.8
Mixed 55.8
85% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.61
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.72
97% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 36%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77%
Great: 97%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,577 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-Gaming K3 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,075
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