Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 29 '18 at 09:27
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i7-6700K-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 382
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 642
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 170
Reflection 165
Parallax 189
55% 175 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 192
Splatting 160
71% 168 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$130
135GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 492
Write 305
Mixed 266
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 11.7
69% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.4
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 10.8
24% 46.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 84%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$225
24GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 486
Write 173
Mixed 113
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 9.45
59% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 24.9
40% 78.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
3TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 147
Mixed 127
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.56
187% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate M3 Portable 2TB
11GB free
Firmware: 0708
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 38.4
Write 38.6
Mixed 35.4
28% 37.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 4.05
4K Mixed 0.42
157% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 103%
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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 2,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,085
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