Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive121% 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160115
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 11:13
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 228
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 656
67% 527 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-Ti-$152
Asus(1043 842A) 1GB
CLim: 928 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 16.3
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 21.5
13% 18.4 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 15.9
17% 19.4 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 17%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
814GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 402 409 397 433 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 386
Mixed 378
SusWrite 416
90% 397 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.9
202% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 31: 0R 7G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
31% 59% 29 153 95 60 21.5" 1920 1080 SAM0AB1 T22C300
History: Score 21: 0R 6G 3B | Score 31: 0R 7G 10B
Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 5,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $833
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