Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics39.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive230% 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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime11.8 Days
Run DateOct 27 '20 at 23:04
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 69%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
45.8% Average
Memory 57.2
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 166
57% 101 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 241
28% 216 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Nvidia(10DE 1F06) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.4% Below average
Lighting 47.2
Reflection 54.9
Parallax 44.6
39% 48.9 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 47.6
Splatting 62.1
39% 59.2 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
628GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1134 1248 1269 1317 1325 1346 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,618
Write 1,358
Mixed 1307
SusWrite 1273
312% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 57.5
179% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 892
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 816
578% 742 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 230%
Great: 375%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
140GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 192 178 177 123 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 400
Write 379
Mixed 322
SusWrite 194
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 28.4
97% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 201
188% 290 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73%
Great: 97%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$47
410GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 61 57 64 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 114
Write 108
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 63.3
72% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47.4% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 17.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 136
29% 136 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 88%

 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 2,855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $885
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