Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.4% 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)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:37
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 531
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 534
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1627 MHz, MLim: 1962 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 200
Parallax 212
65% 207 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 193
Splatting 146
72% 169 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 443
Write 211
Mixed 286
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 3.7
92% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 23.6
66% 139 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
57GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 147
Write 157
Mixed 151
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 113%
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 (44th percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 98%
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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 2,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $950
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