Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
26 days ago, 26 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 22:55
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 way above expectations (90th percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 394
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 399
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1575 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 171
Parallax 206
59% 187 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 177
Splatting 124
64% 147 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 310 298 286 277 244 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 462
Mixed 401
SusWrite 270
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 360
217% 223 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$84
248GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 42 59 53 57 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 14.5
Write 1.8
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 52
20% 26.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
240% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 72%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
333GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 98 98 99 98 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 139
Write 102
Mixed 20
SusWrite 97.8
111% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 43.6%
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 @ 2992 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
52.3% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 14.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 55%
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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 6,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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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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