Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive116% 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.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '16 at 03:26
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 530
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 555
83% 557 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$379
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 375.95
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 325
Parallax 334
109% 340 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 330
Splatting 249
114% 266 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 409
Mixed 412
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 44.6
185% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 110
142% 255 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
660GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 164
Mixed 147
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.27
94% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.2%
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 @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.5
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 24.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 88%
Take a copy of your results

 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $119Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback