Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '18 at 18:04
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i5-6600K-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 577
QC Mixed 559
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 545
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 559
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1595 MHz, MLim: 1950 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 202
Parallax 222
67% 213 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 226
Splatting 141
78% 180 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 72%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.91% Terrible
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 31
Parallax 26.4
8% 27.3 fps
MRender 25.5
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 37.8
12% 28.6 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.91%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 417
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 11.9
84% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.2
DQ Write 85.8
DQ Mixed 14.2
22% 40.4 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
845GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 190
Mixed 175
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.42
120% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905622-057.A00G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 28.8
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
Great: 80%
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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 2,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $950
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