Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.9% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '18 at 20:12
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 110
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 400
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 413
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 112
Parallax 123
41% 124 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 119
Splatting 80.6
41% 94.1 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 202 199 199 196 198 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 440
Mixed 356
SusWrite 222
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.5
189% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
168GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 144 149 149 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 121
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 147
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 92%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 82%
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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-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 2,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $835
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Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $100
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