Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive135% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '19 at 21:34
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 142
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 532
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 746
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1617 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 197
Parallax 219
68% 212 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 209
Splatting 140
75% 174 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$122
487GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 454 486 491 491 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 457
SusWrite 480
110% 487 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 65.3
221% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
61GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 153 154 154 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 486
Mixed 401
SusWrite 185
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 62.2
214% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF Builds (Compare 2,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming K3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $740
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