Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.7% 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 Drive97.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 07:34
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$323
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 397
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 657
97% 652 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 67.9
Parallax 103
33% 93 fps
MRender 78.3
Gravity 98.6
Splatting 75
36% 84 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
102GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 414
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 36.5
162% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 45
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 26.2
33% 57.7 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$68
887GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 168
Mixed 156
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.9
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.5%
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 2,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,006
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