Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive65% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 18:36
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 436
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 697
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$680
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 530
Parallax 580
174% 553 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 545
Splatting 292
164% 369 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65% Good
Read 489
Write 339
Mixed 353
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 14.3
78% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 13.7
17% 29.5 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65%
Great: 117%
MB1000GCEEK 1TB
801GB free
Firmware: HPG1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 115
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.56
153% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 75%
MB1000GCEEK 1TB
205GB free
Firmware: HPG1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
66% Good
Read 136
Write 94.2
Mixed 111
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66%
Great: 75%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
116GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 76.7
Write 74.7
Mixed 104
65% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.58
146% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$156
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 29.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 29.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 86%
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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 5,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,014
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