Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive105% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 11 '17 at 06:46
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-6600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 562
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 566
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
40.7% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 126
39% 113 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 121
Splatting 86.1
42% 96.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
176GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 380
Mixed 422
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 40.1
153% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 118
146% 259 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$67
493GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 152
Write 94.4
Mixed 122
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.17
82% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 28.3
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 27.6
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
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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 4,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,088
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HDDRAMUSB
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