Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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.
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 Drive156% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:02
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 554
126% 558 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 559
84% 558 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
MSI(1462 3308) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 312
Parallax 325
106% 330 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 315
Splatting 224
108% 249 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB-$300
129GB free
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,238
Write 905
Mixed 784
216% 976 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 17.2
124% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 17.3
101% 238 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 156%
Great: 167%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3125 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 35.7
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 34.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 136%
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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 4,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,184
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