Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.7% 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)
Memory5.7 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 21:03
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 538
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 536
81% 538 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1597 MHz, MLim: 1851 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 196
Parallax 226
66% 209 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 191
Splatting 135
70% 162 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$59
9GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 451
Write 213
Mixed 284
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 3.53
98% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 24.8
67% 142 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
57GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 142
Write 162
Mixed 147
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%
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 (50th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 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 2,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,012
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