Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 101%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive233% 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
17 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 03:31
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 681
73% 568 Pts
64-Core 719
48% 719 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99% Outstanding
Lighting 391
Reflection 375
Parallax 295
103% 354 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 377
Splatting 239
99% 275 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$44
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7001Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 265 265 266 262 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,969
Write 1,204
Mixed 730
SusWrite 283
230% 1,047 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 74.5
264% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,421
DQ Write 1,094
DQ Mixed 867
755% 1,127 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 233%
Great: 234%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
263GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 51 50 52 53 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 4.8
Write 13
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 50.4
14% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
26% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 33.4
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 33.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
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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 4,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $763
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