Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H

Performance Results

Gaming 19%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics10% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive83.8% 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.
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.
SystemGigabyte Z170M-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:44
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 372
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 673
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Nvidia(10DE 2190) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 28.3
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 25.3
8% 27.6 fps
MRender 25.9
Gravity 29
Splatting 24.4
11% 26.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 10%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
221GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 475
Write 257
Mixed 270
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 29.8
127% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 70.1
98% 186 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 88%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$95
566GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 76.9
Write 92.2
Mixed 98
68% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3B1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 21.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76%
Great: 80%
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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 1,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $944
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