Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 69.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:36
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-6500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
69.3% Good
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 93.6
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 363
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 367
55% 366 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$210
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 205
Parallax 215
70% 218 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
75% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 155
Write 137
Mixed 155
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.29
130% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.1% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.1
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 18.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 81%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $923
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