Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H

Performance Results

Gaming 59%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:35
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 518
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 541
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 555
84% 558 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 140
Parallax 139
55% 159 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 140
Splatting 135
58% 138 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$58
21GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 493
Write 118
Mixed 148
54% 253 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 10.3
88% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 32.5
36% 57.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
604GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 151
Mixed 147
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.34
129% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 23.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170M-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 1,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,056
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