Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.2% 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 Drive96.5% 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.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 22:09
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i3-6320-$166
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
68.2% Good
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 317
72% 315 Pts
MC Int 295
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 326
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$140
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
30.2% Below average
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 113
29% 90.7 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 77.8
31% 73.9 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 371
Mixed 382
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28.2
161% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 48.5
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 19.6
50% 99.9 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2053 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 19.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 84%
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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 1,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $847
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