Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.8% 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)
Boot Drive230% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '22 at 21:54
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$182
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Memory 90.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 207
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 392
52% 390 Pts
64-Core 385
24% 385 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.8% Average
Lighting 56.5
Reflection 69.2
Parallax 60.6
46% 62.1 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 58.5
Splatting 54.1
48% 59.3 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 55%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN570 1TB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1290 444 496 487 483 490 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,958
Write 1,429
Mixed 1,431
SusWrite 615
303% 1,358 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 73.3
235% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,178
DQ Write 649
DQ Mixed 846
647% 891 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 230%
Great: 304%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$40
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2992 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 30.6
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 27" 1280 720 ACR0490 XB271HU
Typical GA-Z170-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $637
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