Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive92.2% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151020
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJan 30 '17 at 03:34
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (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 i5-6600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 453
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 452
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 364.72
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 309
Parallax 378
111% 345 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 311
Splatting 204
103% 238 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
42GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 320
Mixed 337
84% 382 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 24.3
137% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 66.3
110% 217 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 94%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
1.5TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 110
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.26
114% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 88%
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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 4,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,118
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