Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive101% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '16 at 19:38
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-6500T
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.7% Good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 89.6
71% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 342
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 348
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$94
MaxC: 1220 MHz, MaxM: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.11.4
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Lighting 85
Reflection 82.9
Parallax 115
29% 94.2 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 78.7
34% 73.9 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256L9S-11 2. 256GB
132GB free
Firmware: HC81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 412
Mixed 428
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 37.8
149% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 78.7
105% 191 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Liteonit LCT-128M3S 128GB
79GB free
Firmware: VQDC Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 508
Write 200
Mixed 283
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 32.9
133% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 68.5
91% 165 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 78%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$89
335GB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 92.6
Mixed 89.9
71% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.49
128% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $998
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