Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161019
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 09:49
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 550
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 562
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 175
Parallax 281
70% 217 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 186
Splatting 125
65% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
106GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 419
Mixed 413
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42.9
184% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 27.5
96% 212 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
308GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 122
Write 142
Mixed 119
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 32.9
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 104%
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 3,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,069
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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