Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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)
Memory27.8 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 04:09
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 591
QC Mixed 564
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 574
86% 574 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2327 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 282
Parallax 277
92% 295 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 326
Splatting 252
122% 270 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$170
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: 63% Great: 116%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$119
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 (72nd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 160
Mixed 150
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.94
4K Mixed 0.26
115% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
912GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 148
Write 161
Mixed 133
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.37
116% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 105%
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 @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 38.2
119% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 49.1
SC Mixed 33.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 116%
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 5,195 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 - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,149
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