Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive152% 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
2 months ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:47
Run Duration258 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 448
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 710
MC Mixed 730
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 467
Reflection 413
Parallax 432
140% 437 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 436
Splatting 266
139% 317 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 139%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: M0MU031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 496
Mixed 450
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 37.8
142% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 35.7
99% 211 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$205
232GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 371
Write 180
Mixed 183
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 26
124% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 77.3
82% 136 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 95%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$67
223GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 469
Write 425
Mixed 457
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 5.57
74% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 5.73
70% 164 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 82%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$210
210GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 490
Mixed 505
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 57.6
192% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 149
158% 263 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 124%
Great: 121%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
134GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,308
Write 561
Mixed 775
194% 881 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 46.1
166% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 101
136% 245 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 152%
Great: 159%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
112GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 493
Write 386
Mixed 438
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 21.3
96% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 74.6
53% 65.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF3000C15K4 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 29.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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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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