Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66.7% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 05:01
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-6700-$333
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 430
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 569
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 625
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 131
38% 111 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 113
Splatting 84
40% 92.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
230GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 456
Write 293
Mixed 232
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 17
106% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 34.6
84% 179 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 106%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$300
51GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 495
Write 179
Mixed 215
65% 297 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 18.4
84% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 61
92% 182 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$40
465GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 117
Write 119
Mixed 117
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 70%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
436GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 135
Write 135
Mixed 124
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.94
4K Mixed 0.4
124% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 76%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$150
212GB free
Firmware: GH2OA440 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
50% Above average
Read 104
Write 70.3
Mixed 104
70% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 87%
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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 4,028 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,336
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