Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 97.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73% 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.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '17 at 20:41
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 468
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 760
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2751 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 468
Reflection 411
Parallax 436
141% 438 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 455
Splatting 270
145% 331 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 144%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBBU240G1122 240GB
166GB free
Firmware: Z3107000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
73% Very good
Read 511
Write 328
Mixed 32.7
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 3.97
79% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 6.32
70% 164 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73%
Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 179
Mixed 166
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
396GB free
Firmware: 060E
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 98.1
Mixed 97.7
74% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.24
72% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 20.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 103%
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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 3,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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