Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive96.3% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 600 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 15:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 483
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 489
74% 491 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92%
Great: 107%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 25.5
8% 27.3 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.3
12% 29.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
EVGA(3842 6178) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 312
Parallax 326
100% 320 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 301
Splatting 245
108% 252 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
128GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 413
Mixed 416
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 27.1
160% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.5
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 27.1
36% 62.5 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
301GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 88.5
Mixed 83.5
66% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.32
126% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 32.8
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 3,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,098
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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