Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.8% 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 Drive101% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 28 '19 at 19:29
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
64.6% Good
SC Int 92.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 95.7
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 329
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 290
49% 325 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Lighting 168
Reflection 162
Parallax 194
55% 175 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 165
Splatting 115
60% 139 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 180 170 160 165 165 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 432
Mixed 376
SusWrite 184
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 52.7
176% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 361
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$83
270GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 65 58 64 63 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 15.5
Write 1.8
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 61.9
23% 30.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.4
431% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 71%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
482GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 118 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 119
137% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 56%
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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 6,239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $296

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