Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 92.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive189% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 11:45
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 486
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 492
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 192
Parallax 200
68% 208 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 209
Splatting 153
72% 168 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$486
243GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,640
Write 1,095
Mixed 1,266
296% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 30
176% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 28.7
48% 87.5 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 189%
Great: 273%
WD Red 5TB (2014)-$216
3TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 136
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 26.1
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.1%
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 7 Builds (Compare 4,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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