Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics16.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 13:35
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6098P
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44.4% Average
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 147
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 219
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
Asus(1043 8619) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2055 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Relative performance (0th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Lighting 48.2
Reflection 56.2
Parallax 44.3
13% 49.6 fps
MRender 53.1
Gravity 59.3
Splatting 49.2
17% 53.9 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 268 279 281 272 255 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 448
Write 307
Mixed 342
SusWrite 268
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 33.9
112% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 160
136% 193 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 113%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$30
84GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 79 73 73 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
40% Average
Read 60
Write 67.3
Mixed 31
SusWrite 79.5
43% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 40%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$40
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.3
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 48%
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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 7,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170X-GAMING 3 - $320

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,094
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