Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 82.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive88.1% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '16 at 03:46
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 430
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 435
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$379
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 297
Parallax 302
95% 303 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 296
Splatting 235
105% 246 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 500
Write 401
Mixed 415
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 23.8
139% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 22.9
30% 52.9 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
930GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 180
Mixed 139
126% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.27
102% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 88%
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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).

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 5,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,172
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