Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-HD3P
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 17:54
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Memory 85.2
1-Core 119
2-Core 232
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 428
59% 428 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1575 MHz, MLim: 1962 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 111
Parallax 119
36% 122 fps
MRender 92.9
Gravity 130
Splatting 90.8
36% 105 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM810 2.5" 7mm 128GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM06D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 188 188 206 215 208 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 210
Write 210
Mixed 137
SusWrite 194
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 13
57% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 35
DQ Mixed 19.4
30% 59 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 50%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 97 89 107 107 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 103
Write 74.2
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 99
68% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
121% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB-$95
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 128 130 139 135 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 146
Mixed 73
SusWrite 133
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
58GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 163 176 167 172 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 215
Write 99.7
Mixed 65.1
SusWrite 164
168% 136 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 7.7
674% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 10.9
DQ Write 11.2
DQ Mixed 8.9
724% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 29.2
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 26.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170-HD3P-CF Builds (Compare 1,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $906
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