Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive233% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z170-Gaming K3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime14.6 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 22:20
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 785
86% 664 Pts
64-Core 787
53% 787 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 396
Parallax 459
112% 427 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 414
Splatting 262
102% 310 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 548 316 316 316 316 315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,121
Write 1,113
Mixed 519
SusWrite 354
225% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 61.7
255% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,082
DQ Write 1,129
DQ Mixed 769
671% 993 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 233%
Great: 239%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$83
624GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 112 114 113 115 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 114
72% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$32
697GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 144 137 144 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 147
Write 66.5
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 142
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 52 51 52 52 52 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 93
Write 97
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 51.6
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 30.3
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 29.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 91%
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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 3,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $739
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