Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive119% 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
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '19 at 03:40
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 736
82% 630 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 312
Parallax 324
106% 330 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 312
Splatting 238
109% 253 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 316 320 299 311 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 439
Mixed 391
SusWrite 321
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 63.8
206% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$65
282GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 459 462 443 449 443 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 422
Mixed 416
SusWrite 449
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54.9
174% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 191
192% 308 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
203GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 129 128 129 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 135
Write 93.5
Mixed 66
SusWrite 129
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 167 166 166 165 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 120
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 165
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Portable 250GB
155GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Read 40.5
Write 39.7
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 41.6
51% 37.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
74% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 19.1%
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 (61st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.6
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 29.3
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 130%
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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 6,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $938
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