Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 23:31
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 537
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 833
MC Mixed 794
117% 786 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$143
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 556
Reflection 515
Parallax 582
175% 551 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 532
Splatting 277
158% 355 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 165%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-256M7VG 256GB
44GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 504
Write 345
Mixed 360
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 29.9
109% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 90.9
121% 224 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 93%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 418
Write 283
Mixed 338
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 28.2
109% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 65.3
106% 203 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 90%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$22
284GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 73.5
Write 79.9
Mixed 81
59% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.35
100% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 54%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
20GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 137
Write 56.3
Mixed 63.4
94% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.69
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.97
126% 3.22 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBF1X04LEEE35-12-K 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 01BA 4GBF1X04LEEE35-12-K 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 27.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
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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 4,483 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,153
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