Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive117% 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)
Memory14 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 05:55
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 548
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 742
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 790
118% 789 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 109%
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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 313
Parallax 352
100% 327 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 297
Splatting 239
111% 249 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
110GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 941
Write 885
Mixed 893
202% 906 MB/s
4K Read 7.79
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 4.45
43% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 455
DQ Mixed 101
135% 234 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 117%
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 (91st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 152
Write 133
Mixed 124
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.6%
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 (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 31.3
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
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 4,076 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: $1,004
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $113SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
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