Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 05:46
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$217
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 538
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 554
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1135 MHz, MLim: 1700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 172
Parallax 277
78% 229 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 177
Splatting 193
70% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
136GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 411
Mixed 411
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 26.2
155% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 26.7
86% 186 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$64
544GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 98.7
Write 90.6
Mixed 93.7
71% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.28
100% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.8
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13.2
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 42.1%
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 3,081 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,085
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $950SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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