Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive141% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:59
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i7-6700K-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 433
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 743
MC Mixed 718
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (173 fps cap detected)
64.3% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 175
Parallax 175
54% 175 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 176
Splatting 167
72% 171 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$199
45GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1,516
Write 541
Mixed 816
210% 958 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 23.5
148% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 22.8
37% 67.2 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 141%
Great: 173%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
225GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 142
Mixed 124
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.29
85% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$187
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.7
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 30.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 103%
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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 4,603 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,352
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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