Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 66.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.14% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive109% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateSep 08 '18 at 14:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$237
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.9% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 312
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 421
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
8.14% Terrible
Lighting 14.5
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 20.7
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 28.9
Splatting 23.2
10% 24.1 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 8.14%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$77
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 186 177 173 182 182 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 445
Mixed 350
SusWrite 207
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.1
199% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
718GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 119 121 122 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 119
Mixed 106
SusWrite 120
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 19.8
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 94%
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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 1,692 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $943
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $77
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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