Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
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)
Memory22.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:34
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 111
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 364
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 595
MC Mixed 578
84% 565 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 505
Reflection 300
Parallax 312
134% 372 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 301
Splatting 225
104% 243 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 117%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
791GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 147
Write 119
Mixed 121
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.11
36% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14/8G KHX2133C14D4/8G KHX2133C14/8G KHX2133C14D4/8G 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 79%
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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 3,955 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,190
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