Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive109% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:02
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$196
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 412
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 413
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 312
Parallax 332
103% 332 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 289
Splatting 232
107% 241 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$89
17GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 404
Mixed 409
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 36
170% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 103
128% 228 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 173
Mixed 162
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FAD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 29.4
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 95%
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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 3,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,060
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