Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 Drive252% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 08 '21 at 14:22
Run Duration335 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 88.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 703
72% 568 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Asus(1043 8728) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
113% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 145
Parallax 160
117% 150 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 126
Splatting 114
108% 139 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP600 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EGFM11.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1226 732 662 722 703 704 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 1,783
Write 2362
Mixed 1895
SusWrite 791
385% 1,708 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 77.5
260% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 1,021
DQ Mixed 1,193
884% 1,172 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 252%
Great: 477%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
86GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 125 126 132 143 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 417
Write 152
Mixed 186
SusWrite 136
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 40.7
156% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 119
104% 157 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 74%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
175GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 489 487 482 485 481 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 476
Mixed 403
SusWrite 485
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 61.4
210% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 131%
Great: 133%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
161GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 251 254 253 254 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 462
Write 252
Mixed 166
SusWrite 252
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 23.7
126% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 56.6
103% 208 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016)-$240
7.5TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 201 200 200 202 201 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 20% Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 190 191 192 192 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 133
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 190
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 36: 5R 3G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
36% 56% 18 287 200 165 34.1" 3440 1440 SAM711A LC34G55T
History: Score 27: 4R 1G 4B | Score 36: 5R 3G 2B
Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 4,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,065
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