Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '18 at 21:28
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 125
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 395
97% 426 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 670
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$215
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 180
Parallax 184
61% 190 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 160
72% 167 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$495
332GB free
Firmware: 8EV101F0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,027
Write 997
Mixed 1,380
324% 1,468 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 205
4K Mixed 51.6
237% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 559
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 224
245% 414 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 236%
Great: 236%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$59
48GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,816
Write 572
Mixed 708
224% 1,032 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 47
202% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 152
164% 284 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 184%
Great: 195%
WD WD6400AACS-00G8B1 640GB
494GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 62.8
Write 58.1
Mixed 55.9
44% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.35
96% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 49%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 140
Write 139
Mixed 135
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.36
132% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 105%
Lexar WorkflowCFR1 16GB
15GB free, PID ba02
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
17.8% Very poor
Read 78.3
Write 28.8
Mixed 47.6
58% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.06
3% 0.05 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$309
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 28
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 27.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 88%
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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 4,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,332
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