Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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 (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:00
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 66%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 410
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 411
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Gigabyte(1458 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 194
Parallax 210
66% 207 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 158
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-00000 256GB
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7000Q
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 1,389
Write 110
Mixed 199
120% 566 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 21.8
146% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 71
98% 189 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 116%
Great: 142%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
132GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
66% Good
Read 129
Write 100
Mixed 110
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.26
93% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 26
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%
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 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 1,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $712
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