Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive275% 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '19 at 23:28
Run Duration249 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 427
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 658
98% 659 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
43.3% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 119
Parallax 145
44% 135 fps
MRender 86.8
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.7
43% 99.2 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1190 1395 1410 1408 1405 1412 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,093
Write 1,397
Mixed 980
SusWrite 1370
326% 1,460 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 61.4
233% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,236
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 481
442% 703 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 275%
Great: 281%
Drevo X1 SSD 120GB
78GB free
Firmware: P1222A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 426 432 420 31 31 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 503
Write 384
Mixed 344
SusWrite 286
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 18.2
126% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 21.4
70% 145 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 93%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
227GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,587
Write 7,572
Mixed 7,891
1,789% 8,017 MB/s
4K Read 821
4K Write 402
4K Mixed 510
2,110% 578 MB/s
DQ Read 1,890
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,482
1,144% 1,574 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 125%
Kingston SM2280S3G2240G 240GB
218GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 321 321 321 321 321 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 322
Mixed 304
SusWrite 318
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39.4
154% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 156
147% 227 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 98%
OCZ RevoDrive 350 PCIe 480GB-$396
192GB free
Firmware: 2.50 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 640 635 679 682 680 640 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,071
Write 784
Mixed 500
SusWrite 659
168% 754 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 50.7
184% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 846
DQ Write 790
DQ Mixed 669
543% 768 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 176%
Great: 183%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.9% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 112%
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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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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,140
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