Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive175% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 29 '18 at 01:09
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 130
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 402
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 730
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$319
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 484
Reflection 285
Parallax 315
131% 361 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 283
Splatting 229
101% 236 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 301 270 282 273 263 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1377
Write 750
Mixed 514
SusWrite 290
161% 733 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 57.8
243% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,040
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 361
340% 552 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 175%
Great: 240%
SanDisk X400 1TB-$225
441GB free
Firmware: X4140000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 295 293 293 289 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 366
Mixed 256
SusWrite 296
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 31.3
144% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 192
174% 266 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 93%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$81
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 196 194 197 193 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 193
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 194
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 18.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 111%
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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 3,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,154
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