Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive91.6% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160728
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:55
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 462
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 706
103% 691 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 304
Parallax 343
107% 332 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 318
Splatting 201
106% 243 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
39GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 340
Mixed 336
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 24.6
143% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 65.8
92% 168 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 94%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
919GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 92.6
Write 86.8
Mixed 90.7
68% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 67%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
302GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 107
Write 116
Mixed 143
93% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.29
100% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 33.9
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 32.9
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
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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 5,698 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 - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,135
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