Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 09:28
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 546
74% 544 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 314
Reflection 275
Parallax 260
83% 283 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 319
Splatting 244
86% 257 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 270 262 257 255 254 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 272
Mixed 269
SusWrite 262
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 43.1
183% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 240
204% 302 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 107%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
746GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 114 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 144
Write 147
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 117
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 32.4
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
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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 7,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $320

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,151
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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