Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics165% 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 Drive97.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:15
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 (40th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 448
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 449
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$700
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 490
Parallax 611
166% 537 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 511
Splatting 281
138% 352 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 165%
Great: 184%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$170
166GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 393
Mixed 410
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 47.6
163% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 93.2
DQ Mixed 20.4
28% 48.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
536GB free
Firmware: JC4A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 112
Write 99.5
Mixed 107
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.31
88% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.6
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 107%
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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 3,193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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HDDRAMUSB
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