Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.2% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160711
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 02 '18 at 14:46
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 423
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 652
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$310
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 287
Parallax 333
94% 302 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 270
Splatting 219
98% 229 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$234
371GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 488
Write 223
Mixed 233
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 18
98% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 28.5
78% 168 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 104%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$99
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 499
Write 322
Mixed 280
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 18.2
108% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.6
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 35.8
51% 89.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
3TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 161
Mixed 139
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.42
4K Mixed 0.78
216% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 22.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 21.9
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 105%
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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 1,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $905
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