Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive89.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 18:27
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 487
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 676
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.92% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 31
Parallax 25.6
8% 27 fps
MRender 25.9
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 38.1
12% 28.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.92%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 312
Parallax 324
103% 325 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 307
Splatting 238
108% 250 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax GXTA1C0240A 240GB
177GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 522
Write 470
Mixed 485
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 12.5
90% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 12.3
96% 220 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$61
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 167
Mixed 160
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%
WD Elements 1TB
812GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 38
Write 36.3
Mixed 11.4
34% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.15
50% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 26
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 27.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 118%
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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 3,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,074
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