Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 20:53
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 460
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 667
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 287
Parallax 356
140% 383 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 292
Splatting 186
98% 224 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
369GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 395
Mixed 412
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 38.8
163% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 107
134% 240 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$183
832GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 138
Write 127
Mixed 96.1
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.48
170% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 94%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
280GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 98.3
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.2
87% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.4% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 118%
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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 4,125 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: $1,136
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