Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 20:23
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 446
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 543
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 279
Parallax 303
97% 301 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 287
Splatting 222
101% 236 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$139
91GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 475
Write 329
Mixed 335
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 23.7
100% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 10.7
42% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 79%
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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 4,175 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 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,084
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