Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive276% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 18:54
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
1-Core 142
2-Core 271
98% 206 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 727
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 372
Parallax 435
106% 403 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 399
Splatting 251
98% 296 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$92
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 924 889 865 870 869 866 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 1,931
Write 2,131
Mixed 1676
SusWrite 880
372% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 75.2
272% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,519
DQ Write 1,224
DQ Mixed 1319
1,002% 1,354 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 276%
Great: 276%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
489GB free
Firmware: R060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 447 354 250 251 250 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 310
Write 462
Mixed 361
SusWrite 335
83% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 43.3
161% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 326
247% 332 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 100%
Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31480GNTD 480GB
436GB free
Firmware: 61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 465 307 109 106 110 MB/s
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
78.9% Very good
Read 262
Write 142
Mixed 140
SusWrite 242
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 47.6
120% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 237
203% 296 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 94%
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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 3,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $693
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