Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive163% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 11:44
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 485
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 734
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
EVGA(3842 5170) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 288
Parallax 322
94% 302 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 280
Splatting 226
101% 236 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
143GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 1,387
Write 570
Mixed 785
200% 914 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 47.7
183% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 463
DQ Mixed 100
152% 279 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 163%
Great: 159%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
42GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,383
Write 560
Mixed 768
198% 904 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 47.8
186% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 498
DQ Mixed 99.1
157% 291 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 164%
Great: 159%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
75GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 155
Mixed 127
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.15
77% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.8% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.7
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 137%
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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 3,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,125
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