Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.7% 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.
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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160603
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 02 '17 at 16:38
Run Duration407 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.8% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 337
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 379
58% 391 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$247
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 225
Reflection 202
Parallax 212
66% 213 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 210
Splatting 160
77% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$149
194GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 1119
Write 706
Mixed 891
201% 905 MB/s
4K Read 1.64
4K Write 9.17
4K Mixed 1.49
9% 4.1 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 65.3
64% 100 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 202%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$83
736GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 117
Mixed 108
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.48
129% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 76%
SEMC Mass Storage 8GB
6GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
4.14% Terrible
Read 12.6
Write 2.99
Mixed 5.13
7% 6.91 MB/s
4K Read 2.23
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.04
22% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.14%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$249
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 22.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 122%
Take a copy of your results

 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 3,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,061
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
Intel Core i5-7600K $231AMD RX 480 $608Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $247Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $167
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $696SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback