Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.5% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 00:09
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 438
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 444
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 176
Parallax 191
60% 188 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 188
Splatting 123
67% 154 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 71 87 73 87 66 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 243
Write 151
Mixed 169
SusWrite 77.6
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.5
147% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 121
92% 122 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 72%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
762GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 165 164 166 165 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 155
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 164
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 29.7
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 28.4
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 5,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,220
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $84
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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