Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 75%
Workstation 72%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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. 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 59.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics159% 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 Drive88.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z170X-Designare
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 05:21
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%
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 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Memory 78.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 194
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 264
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 227
Reflection 206
Parallax 202
184% 212 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 156
Splatting 136
131% 163 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 159%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 285 223 361 392 260 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 399
Write 389
Mixed 353
SusWrite 286
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 36.2
144% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 170
147% 223 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
6GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 464
Write 439
Mixed 379
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 46.1
158% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$92
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.3% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 14.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 8.2
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 84.1
48% 84.1 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170X-Designare-CF Builds (Compare 207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 76%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $974
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