Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20161109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 22:09
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i3-6100-$113
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.5% Good
SC Int 113
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 314
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 316
47% 312 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
915GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 181
Mixed 158
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.35
132% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 113%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 10.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 11.3
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 43%
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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-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 1,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $981
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