Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive95.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:30
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 485
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 747
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 307
Parallax 307
101% 317 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 303
Splatting 233
105% 244 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$150
2GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 274
Mixed 342
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 30.6
152% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 107
128% 227 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$40
12GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 93
Write 96.5
Mixed 70.2
65% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.54
108% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2800 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.6
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 96%
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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 4,045 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 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,337
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