Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 66.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.8% 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 Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 05:46
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$197
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.5% Good
Memory 87.8
1-Core 123
2-Core 149
76% 120 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 410
42% 328 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.8% Very good
Lighting 95
Reflection 105
Parallax 97.9
77% 99.3 fps
MRender 91.1
Gravity 92.6
Splatting 95.7
75% 93.1 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 88%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
5.43% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 6
Parallax 8.1
6% 7.07 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 6.3
Splatting 0.2
5% 4.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.43%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 186 166 189 170 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 339
Write 224
Mixed 215
SusWrite 177
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 24.5
94% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 124
109% 168 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 80%
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
73GB free
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 338 327 292 358 309 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 353
Write 288
Mixed 254
SusWrite 314
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 25.4
104% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 166
135% 196 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
54GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 108 108 107 109 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 74.3
Write 76
Mixed 55
SusWrite 108
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
403GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 128 128 130 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 118
Write 120
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 127
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.4% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 15.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 87%

 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 4,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,064
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