Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:26
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 483
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 523
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 358
Parallax 386
118% 374 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 373
Splatting 232
122% 278 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 120%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$70
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 27 26 24 51 44 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 384
Write 343
Mixed 190
SusWrite 57.2
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 3.2
70% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 28.9
77% 158 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 70%
SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB-$150
606GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 146 183 188 154 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 396
Write 412
Mixed 341
SusWrite 176
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 22.6
125% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 34.7
88% 180 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
31GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 171 165 113 152 155 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 152
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 38.8%
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-Z170-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 2,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $815
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