Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive90.3% 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.
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)
Memory11.6 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 06:41
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 143
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 494
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 759
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 317
Parallax 312
102% 323 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 313
Splatting 239
108% 251 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
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 (43rd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 394
Mixed 384
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 20.2
137% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 22.3
49% 94.2 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.3%
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 (39th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 96
Mixed 71.2
65% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.48
102% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.7%
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 28.1
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24 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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