Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive116% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:46
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 132
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 550
QC Float 629
QC Mixed 578
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 590
88% 589 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 395
Parallax 410
129% 408 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 407
Splatting 255
132% 302 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 234 233 233 238 237 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 441
Mixed 347
SusWrite 240
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 59.3
212% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 226
207% 316 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBR 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 25.4
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 86.9%
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 3,963 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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