Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive267% 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-HD3P
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateJul 31 '18 at 22:13
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 505
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 500
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.8% Average
Lighting 152
Reflection 122
Parallax 134
45% 136 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 127
Splatting 87.3
43% 99.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 959 509 309 313 313 313 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,278
Write 1,470
Mixed 1,004
SusWrite 452
288% 1,301 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 90.6
307% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 1,414
DQ Mixed 1,006
814% 1,132 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 267%
Great: 274%
Kingston SV300S37A120G 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 194 193 188 190 195 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 192
Write 154
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 186
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.5
88% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 25.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 89%
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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-HD3P-CF Builds (Compare 3,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $865
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