Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive194% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 14:45
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 426
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 698
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 283
Parallax 308
99% 306 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 290
Splatting 222
102% 238 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$500
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 400 374 367 342 291 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1820
Write 804
Mixed 618
SusWrite 373
198% 904 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 54.4
216% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1212
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 454
404% 638 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 194%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$207
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 31.3
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 32.4
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 121%
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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 7 Builds (Compare 7,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,143
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