Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive86.4% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 22:56
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-6600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 522
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 512
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 532
Reflection 497
Parallax 546
166% 525 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 519
Splatting 276
156% 351 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 160%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
46GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 514
Write 360
Mixed 391
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 15.7
135% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 29.9
51% 92.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
642GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 154
Write 151
Mixed 149
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.28
119% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
229GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 159
Mixed 144
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.32
98% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$188
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.7
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.9
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%
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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%
Nuclear submarine
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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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $113
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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