Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive104% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory11.7 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 06:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$308
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 470
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 751
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2077 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 324
Parallax 332
107% 337 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 326
Splatting 249
112% 262 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$191
2GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 402
Mixed 403
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 33
156% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 110
121% 209 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$45
12GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 91.8
Mixed 69.9
64% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.55
113% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 69%
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 (49th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.7%
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 3,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,105
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HDDRAMUSB
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