Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics23.3% 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 Drive80.2% 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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:42
Run Duration267 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 425
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 691
102% 686 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Lighting 71.7
Reflection 46
Parallax 67.1
22% 61.6 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 73.1
Splatting 40.2
25% 56 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 492
Write 272
Mixed 278
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 26.6
116% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 62
83% 156 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 114%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
49GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 396
Write 127
Mixed 177
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 19.7
112% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 94.1
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 35.1
49% 88.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$34
288GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 54.3
Write 66.8
Mixed 69.8
48% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.37
100% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
210GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 142
Write 108
Mixed 107
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.3
132% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 250GB (2008)-$61
81GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 75.5
Write 56.4
Mixed 82.8
54% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.38
105% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 38%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$65
46GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
47% Average
Read 71.6
Write 91.9
Mixed 91.3
64% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.3
96% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47%
Great: 73%
WDC WD50 00AADS-00S9B0 500GB
118GB free, PID 0c25
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
17.4% Very poor
Read 37.6
Write 35.8
Mixed 14.1
35% 29.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.19
52% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 29.1
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 106%
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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 3,964 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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