Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 06:07
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 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 i5-6600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 115
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 447
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 445
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (97 fps cap detected)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 97.6
Reflection 97.5
Parallax 97.4
30% 97.5 fps
MRender 97.6
Gravity 97.1
Splatting 97.6
41% 97.4 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
78GB free
Firmware: P0121AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 472
Write 251
Mixed 267
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 13.3
66% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 25.9
69% 149 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
740GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 177
Mixed 135
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.34
127% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 28.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 25.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
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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 2,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $981
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