Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:24
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 436
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 411
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 182
Parallax 191
64% 196 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 194
Splatting 155
69% 162 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 120GB-$50
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 502
Write 321
Mixed 334
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 8.88
88% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 70.8
DQ Mixed 8.94
19% 37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
804GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 180
Mixed 159
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.29
99% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 104%
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 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 3,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,192
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HDDRAMUSB
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