Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive56.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 06:29
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 133
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 418
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 706
107% 712 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 400
Parallax 419
134% 421 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 421
Splatting 252
134% 304 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$37
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 67 57 51 51 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 169
Write 356
Mixed 300
SusWrite 81.1
52% 226 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 28.6
120% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 93.1
DQ Mixed 107
101% 163 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
490GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 150 150 151 151 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 160
Write 158
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 150
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 89%
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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 5,366 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: $1,221
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