Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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.
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).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 01:38
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 448
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 458
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 365
Parallax 430
124% 393 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 382
Splatting 241
125% 286 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 124%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$106
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 784
Write 564
Mixed 570
142% 639 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 48.2
172% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 330
276% 388 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 169%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$159
99GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 154 156 155 155 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 351
Write 224
Mixed 244
SusWrite 155
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 40.9
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 140
125% 189 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
63GB free
Firmware: CC56
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 160 168 176 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 171
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 166
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 28.4
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 29.4
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148
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