Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive254% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:34
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 539
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 747
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 400
Parallax 456
137% 430 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 419
Splatting 260
135% 309 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 136%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$298
413GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,225
Write 1,734
Mixed 1,863
432% 1,941 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 36.5
177% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 36.5
57% 102 MB/s
Poor: 201%
This bench: 254%
Great: 329%
Crucial MX200 250GB-$156
45GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 511
Write 389
Mixed 407
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 16.6
114% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 59.8
49% 67.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 102%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
2GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 468
Mixed 460
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 30.3
142% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 19.2
78% 167 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 31.2
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
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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 5,704 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: $1,134
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