Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.2% 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 Drive197% 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
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 10:18
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 Pentium G4560-$53
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 298
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 299
44% 297 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$155
XFX(1682 9560) 2GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1748 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
34.2% Below average
Lighting 99.1
Reflection 81.3
Parallax 129
34% 103 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 95.3
Splatting 80.6
34% 80.7 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$105
154GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 2,220
Write 1,060
Mixed 1,261
333% 1,514 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 20.5
132% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 18.3
47% 92.4 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 197%
Great: 259%
Toshiba A100 240GB
116GB free
Firmware: 10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 505
Write 440
Mixed 477
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 9.76
92% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 63.2
DQ Mixed 9.87
18% 34.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 48%
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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-Gaming K3-CF Builds (Compare 1,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 78%
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $783
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