Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 (11%). 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:23
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 499
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 741
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 71% Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
90GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 117%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 130
Write 119
Mixed 112
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.2
97% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-17-17 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 26.3
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.8
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 100%
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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 4,388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $964
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