Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.3% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 16 '18 at 12:28
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$324
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 435
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 670
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$270
Device(7333 0000) ≥ 4GB; Colorfire RX580 Ustorm 8 GB Samsung Memory
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 171
Parallax 274
73% 220 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 131
70% 161 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
155GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 517
Write 356
Mixed 354
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 10.3
100% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 48
96% 197 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 81%
Transcend SSD370 256GB-$100
115GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 300
Mixed 371
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.9
141% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 67.2
109% 208 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
285GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 113
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 112%
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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 4,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,318
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