Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics26.1% 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 Drive211% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:09
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 453
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 454
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
PwrHis(1787 2320) 2GB
CLim: 860 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.3
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
26.1% Poor
Lighting 77.6
Reflection 71.8
Parallax 98.8
26% 82.7 fps
MRender 51.5
Gravity 61.7
Splatting 75.1
26% 62.8 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,942
Write 1,139
Mixed 1,207
316% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 27.5
169% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 150
159% 266 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 211%
Great: 231%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ21UE8BDF0-DJ-F Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 EBJ21UE8BDF0-DJ-F 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
32.3% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9.3
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 41%
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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 DDR3-CF Builds (Compare 861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $599
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