Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 13:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 138
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 532
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 538
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 260
Reflection 230
Parallax 233
77% 241 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 312
Splatting 240
109% 254 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 54 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 454
Mixed 416
SusWrite 80.7
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 50.8
180% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 248
208% 299 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
536GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 178 177 178 179 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 166
Mixed 118
SusWrite 177
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.9
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 29.5
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 103%
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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 3,935 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,180
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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