Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive173% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:59
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 452
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 733
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 459
Reflection 404
Parallax 450
141% 437 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 432
Splatting 244
133% 301 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$228
148GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 2,018
Write 896
Mixed 565
252% 1,160 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 18.5
119% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 68.6
52% 67.4 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 173%
Great: 259%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$385
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76%
Great: 92%
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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 4,025 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: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,331
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