Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:59
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6600K-$162
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 532
122% 536 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 536
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1587 MHz, MLim: 1841 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 196
Parallax 204
63% 201 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 188
Splatting 133
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
9GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 455
Write 212
Mixed 273
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 3.75
97% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 24
68% 145 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
57GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 146
Write 157
Mixed 159
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.21
69% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 99%
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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 1,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $927
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