Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% 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 Drive226% 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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:32
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 431
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 436
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$130
XFX(1682 9560) 2GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1745 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 99.2
Reflection 81
Parallax 128
34% 103 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 94.1
Splatting 81.6
34% 80.6 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,535
Write 1,082
Mixed 1,250
355% 1,622 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 26.7
187% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 56.2
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 28.1
41% 74.6 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 226%
Great: 235%
Toshiba A100 240GB
117GB free
Firmware: SBFA10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 434
Mixed 465
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 11
122% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 11.2
79% 181 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905622-024.A00G 9905622-024.A00G 9905678-024.A00G 9905622-057.A00G 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 24.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $726
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