Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60% 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 Drive75.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateNov 25 '17 at 21:15
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 (97th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 414
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 413
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60% Above average
Lighting 168
Reflection 150
Parallax 213
57% 177 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 156
Splatting 166
62% 149 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 499
Write 396
Mixed 411
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 20.8
82% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 99
89% 128 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.4
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 90.3
44% 90.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 62%
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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 DDR3-CF Builds (Compare 861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $599
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