Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive189% 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.
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).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:11
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i5-6600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 519
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 518
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36C8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 111
Parallax 122
40% 122 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 117
Splatting 78.4
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
44GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 2,155
Write 868
Mixed 1,255
313% 1,426 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 30.7
119% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 403
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 127
143% 249 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 189%
Great: 262%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
34GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 482
Mixed 514
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 38.6
121% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 157
169% 283 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
713GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 111
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
248GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 109
Write 78.3
Mixed 121
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.14
61% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
210GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 154
Write 110
Mixed 106
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.4
120% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 89%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$44
301GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 95.5
Write 119
Mixed 111
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
84% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown GY2800D464L16/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.6
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,182
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