Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive163% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:50
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 506
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 726
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 791
117% 781 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 308
Parallax 319
96% 315 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 296
Splatting 239
111% 248 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
110GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 949
Write 955
Mixed 929
211% 944 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 31.7
155% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 471
DQ Mixed 101
173% 335 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 163%
Great: 185%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 152
Write 125
Mixed 122
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.27
91% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$113
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.9
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 31.6
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 4,085 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 7 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,009
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HDDRAMUSB
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