Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '16 at 07:41
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$192
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 556
76% 555 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 395
Parallax 428
119% 426 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 419
Splatting 248
110% 299 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
556GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 138
Mixed 147
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.16
65% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 39%
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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 DDR3-CF Builds (Compare 1,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $544
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