Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 95.6%, 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:06
Run Duration256 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 133
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 468
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 734
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$394
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 306
Parallax 331
106% 328 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 310
Splatting 230
107% 249 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
266GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 149
Write 136
Mixed 130
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 105%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$54
73GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 97.1
Write 92.5
Mixed 92.6
71% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.16
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.08
25% 0.26 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 84%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
15GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
6.16% Terrible
Read 21.7
Write 5.83
Mixed 8.11
12% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.32
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.003
27% 2.44 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.16%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 81%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 Builds (Compare 538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $983
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $394Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $126
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $950SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback