Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 78%
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:04
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 above expectations (70th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 487
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 654
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 158
Parallax 266
73% 214 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 166
Splatting 179
66% 158 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Biwin SSD 128GB
70GB free
Firmware: O1026A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 503
Write 144
Mixed 225
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 13.5
74% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 42.3
DQ Mixed 31.4
48% 95.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
496GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 150
Mixed 133
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.24
82% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 22.8
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 92%
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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 1,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $820
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