Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 21:58
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 459
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 456
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 183
Parallax 196
64% 198 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 508
Write 409
Mixed 419
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 23
137% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 120
75% 82.8 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 124%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
0GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 92.8
Write 96.5
Mixed 68.6
109% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.24
65% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$70
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.4% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 48%
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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 1,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $725
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