Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:49
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-6700K-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 521
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 738
110% 733 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3669) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1563 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 284
Reflection 239
Parallax 276
87% 266 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 247
Splatting 167
85% 196 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 428
Write 100
Mixed 143
48% 224 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 7.8
83% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 9.01
24% 47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 74%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
58GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 491
Write 389
Mixed 412
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 20.8
135% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 22.7
29% 50.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 124%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 132
Write 96.1
Mixed 101
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 82%
WD Elements 2TB
723GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46% Average
Read 120
Write 105
Mixed 128
151% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 46%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 24.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 28.4
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 81%
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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-CF Builds (Compare 1,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $665
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