Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% 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 Drive234% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 20:45
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 789
86% 663 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 399
Parallax 465
112% 430 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 420
Splatting 265
112% 314 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 328 327 323 325 324 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,135
Write 1,372
Mixed 531
SusWrite 369
242% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 58.9
252% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1052
DQ Write 1,194
DQ Mixed 795
689% 1,014 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 234%
Great: 232%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
673GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 117 120 116 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65% Good
Read 110
Write 80.5
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 116
69% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
697GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 139 151 137 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 142
Write 141
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 142
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 112%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 96 97 95 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 92
Write 96.5
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 95.3
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 30.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 81%

 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 984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $751
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