Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 59.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive38.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3P
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '21 at 20:04
Run Duration288 Seconds
Run User ALB-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Memory 89.1
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 111
60% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 235
26% 199 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 109 35 53 15 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 422
Write 216
Mixed 193
SusWrite 43.6
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 20.4
36% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 91.5
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 169
122% 153 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 86%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$66
22GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 101 105 108 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 290
Write 148
Mixed 180
SusWrite 110
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 33.1
111% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 123
95% 129 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$35
63GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 47 46 47 47 46 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 73.7
Write 66.3
Mixed 46
SusWrite 46.3
43% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 48%
Hitachi HDT721016SLA380 160GB-$48
72GB free
Firmware: ST1OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 95 99 99 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 97
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 97.1
63% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
147% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 19.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 108%

 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 3,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $967
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