Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% 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 Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160301
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateMar 03 '17 at 01:40
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 364
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 621
92% 614 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 446
Reflection 302
Parallax 340
120% 363 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 308
Splatting 228
108% 247 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 121%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$149
161GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 352
Write 152
Mixed 153
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 7.64
60% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 21.2
58% 126 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
927GB 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 (13th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 114
Mixed 137
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67%
Great: 84%
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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 3,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $153

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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