Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 67.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics111% 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 Drive96.3% 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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:42
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.6% Good
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 335
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 345
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 330
Parallax 385
113% 357 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 336
Splatting 206
109% 250 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 111%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 392
Mixed 404
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 38
150% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 106
94% 133 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
146GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 107
Write 86.5
Mixed 95.6
73% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.44
107% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 92%
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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 4,504 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,159
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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