Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 19:33
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-6600-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.7% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 308
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 409
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$300
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 209
Parallax 222
72% 223 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 219
Splatting 172
77% 180 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$139
76GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 451
Write 196
Mixed 247
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 13.7
96% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 96.5
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 51.8
68% 118 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
773GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 144
Write 141
Mixed 164
114% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST3360320AS 1TB
257GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 70.3
Write 69.5
Mixed 71
53% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.37
95% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 80%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$70
9GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 249
Write 184
Mixed 188
254% 207 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 9.65
4K Mixed 3.47
488% 8.12 MB/s
DQ Read 11.9
DQ Write 9.74
DQ Mixed 3.86
507% 8.5 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 102%
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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 4,459 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,379
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