Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.1% 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 Drive63.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateAug 14 '22 at 09:28
Run Duration279 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-6600K-$111
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 86.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 222
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 442
60% 446 Pts
64-Core 446
28% 446 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1555 MHz, MLim: 1827 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.1% Average
Lighting 54.1
Reflection 82.8
Parallax 52.1
44% 63 fps
MRender 72.9
Gravity 65.2
Splatting 58.9
53% 65.7 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 54%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$38
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3B00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 139 80 101 73 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 454
Write 239
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 104
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 10.4
101% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 41.8
85% 167 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42%
Great: 80%

 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 1,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $487
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