Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:34
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$228
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 558
QC Float 595
QC Mixed 576
131% 576 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 578
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 2113 MHz, MaxM: 2327 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 282
Parallax 303
95% 303 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 326
Splatting 242
121% 267 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$174
39GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 116%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 160
Mixed 150
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.99
4K Mixed 0.37
123% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
913GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 148
Write 161
Mixed 105
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.19
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.29
125% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 36.6
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
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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 4,667 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 - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $994
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