Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 22:40
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.4% Above average
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 273
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 259
40% 268 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 169
Parallax 285
70% 216 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 184
Splatting 125
65% 150 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
482GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 130 115 131 136 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 147
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 125
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.2% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 84%
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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 3,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,190
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