Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive94.5% 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.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 10:04
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 127
2-Core 244
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 628
72% 553 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 138
Reflection 146
Parallax 136
112% 140 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 141
Splatting 122
111% 127 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$169
464GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 412 418 417 417 408 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 280
Write 366
Mixed 312
SusWrite 404
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 35.6
143% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 342
256% 340 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 104%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$169
467GB free
Firmware: R011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 414 373 315 314 329 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 253
Write 316
Mixed 204
SusWrite 350
64% 281 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 19.8
120% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 347
245% 306 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 104%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$329
1.5TB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1274 1263 1286 1242 1217 1215 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,527
Write 1,738
Mixed 993
SusWrite 1,249
362% 1,627 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 47.8
195% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1237
DQ Write 1,033
DQ Mixed 1,120
843% 1,130 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 287%
Great: 386%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.6% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 18.6
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 20.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 103%

 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 3,945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $971
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