Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 01:52
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$175
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
57.9% Above average
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 187
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 328
42% 311 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 356
Parallax 412
99% 381 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 372
Splatting 227
100% 275 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 446
Write 417
Mixed 359
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 39
138% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 149
120% 174 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$44
216GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 98 101 103 101 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 99.9
60% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 19
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52%
Great: 104%
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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 4,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $759
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