Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive168% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory57.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 22:23
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 487
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 485
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$450
Asus(1043 04A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Lighting 251
Reflection 154
Parallax 395
94% 267 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 274
Splatting 174
84% 191 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7WD960HMHP-000AZ 960GB
356GB free
Firmware: DXV8DW3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 497
Write 426
Mixed 462
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 15
104% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.9
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 129
81% 87.3 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 98%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
180GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 1,269
Write 832
Mixed 1,012
230% 1,038 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 44
204% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 25.8
47% 88.2 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 168%
Great: 224%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$600
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 38
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 30.4
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 140%
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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 4,498 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 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,156
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