Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 22 '20 at 21:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
73.7% Very good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 200
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 373
51% 372 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (63 fps cap detected)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 64.9
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 58.1
54% 63.2 fps
MRender 61.5
Gravity 60.6
Splatting 63.4
37% 61.8 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8BS
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 403
Mixed 388
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 31.9
123% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 107
82% 111 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
788GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 196 198 198 198 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 147
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 196
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.C16FHP 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
78.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 26.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 87%

 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 1,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $687
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