Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.1% 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 Drive110% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 10:37
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 735
78% 611 Pts
64-Core 737
50% 737 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Lighting 354
Reflection 312
Parallax 326
90% 331 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 309
Splatting 235
81% 250 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 220 224 218 221 216 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 445
Mixed 382
SusWrite 248
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 58
191% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 357
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
340GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 441 438 424 426 359 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 422
Mixed 407
SusWrite 425
96% 423 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 55.5
170% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 133
164% 289 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
860GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 172 172 171 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 148
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 171
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 166 168 168 163 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 132
Mixed 81
SusWrite 164
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 115%
Seagate Portable 250GB
91GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Read 39.5
Write 38.7
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 41.2
49% 36 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
70% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
92% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 27.6
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 28.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92%
Great: 132%
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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 7,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $986
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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