Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics89.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 13:30
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.8% Good
Memory 73.4
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 180
66% 116 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 327
40% 306 Pts
64-Core 330
20% 330 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$380
Nvidia(10DE 2504) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.8% Excellent
Lighting 119
Reflection 107
Parallax 108
96% 111 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 98.1
Splatting 85.7
83% 104 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 240GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA003R17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 139 106 119 102 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 337
Write 309
Mixed 282
SusWrite 108
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 24.6
91% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 191
155% 216 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 101%
Kingston A400 480GB-$35
105GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 232 254 201 32 31 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
24.3% Poor
Read 122
Write 95.1
Mixed 80.4
SusWrite 157
26% 113 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 7.4
30% 10.7 MB/s
DQ Read 13.4
DQ Write 16.4
DQ Mixed 14.3
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$33
800GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 197 200 202 200 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 194
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 198
122% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.1
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 18.9
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 93.8
43% 93.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 12: 0R 1G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
12% 34% 29 180 21 240 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25B3 XG258
Typical GA-Z170-Gaming K3 Builds (Compare 559 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $693
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