Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.71% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive214% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 402
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 631
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.71% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 27.2
Parallax 24.8
7% 24.3 fps
MRender 18.9
Gravity 20.4
Splatting 36.2
10% 25.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.71%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$427
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,893
Write 1,373
Mixed 1,455
349% 1,574 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 24.8
173% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 31.7
45% 78.9 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 214%
Great: 277%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$51
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 153
Mixed 166
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.6
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 108%
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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 4,488 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 - $336

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,143
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