Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.3% 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)
Memory12 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 06:39
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 453
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 741
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.9% Good
Lighting 2
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 78.1
9% 27.5 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 296
Splatting 230
103% 239 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 412
Mixed 382
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 30.8
153% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 38.2
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 106
87% 119 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
12GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 95.2
Mixed 70.3
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.53
108% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 71%
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)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 97%
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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 5,362 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 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,222
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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