Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive92.3% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory22.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime13.9 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 15:37
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.9
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 374
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 384
57% 384 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
35.8% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 92.1
Parallax 102
34% 104 fps
MRender 76.9
Gravity 102
Splatting 78.2
37% 85.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial_FCCT256M550SSD1 256GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 464
Mixed 475
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 32.8
118% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 20.4
56% 110 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 107%
G-drive USB 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 2602
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 155
Write 42.8
Mixed 67
66% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.17
35% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 99%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
818GB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 37.4
Write 33.3
Mixed 32.6
44% 34.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.13
4K Mixed 0.06
7% 0.09 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-17-17 D4-3000 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 21
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 121%
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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 3,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,190
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