Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:11
Run Duration278 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-6600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 109
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 404
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 424
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 294
Parallax 340
102% 319 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 296
Splatting 230
104% 243 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 474
Write 439
Mixed 370
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 49.4
164% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 245
188% 249 MB/s
Poor: 65% Great: 125%
Samsung 840 EVO 500GB
56GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 313 313 312 312 311 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 480
Write 441
Mixed 366
SusWrite 325
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 50.2
170% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 87% Great: 114%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$279
68GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 431 438 451 455 448 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 428
Mixed 327
SusWrite 439
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 39.3
139% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 145
163% 278 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$135
149GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 432 438 451 456 449 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 448
Mixed 357
SusWrite 440
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 42.7
147% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$170
620GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 91 92 92 93 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 83.2
Write 91.3
Mixed 46
SusWrite 91.4
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 21.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 81.9
49% 81.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.7%
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 5,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,231
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