Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive272% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 134
2-Core 250
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 505
70% 510 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2452 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87% Excellent
Lighting 328
Reflection 167
Parallax 342
86% 279 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 314
Splatting 245
88% 267 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$104
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 813 841 850 851 849 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 1,540
Write 1,101
Mixed 1,145
SusWrite 916
263% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 82.7
279% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,660
DQ Write 1,371
DQ Mixed 1,514
1,134% 1,515 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 272%
Great: 270%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
464GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 379 440 434 430 435 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 445
Mixed 368
SusWrite 401
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 43.2
164% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 109%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 207 207 208 209 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 108
Mixed 81
SusWrite 207
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 24.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 2,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,008
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