Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive146% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:29
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 413
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 635
96% 643 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 101% Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
313GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
146% Outstanding
Read 1,068
Write 972
Mixed 981
225% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 25.8
138% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 38.5
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 25.4
33% 57.7 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 146%
Great: 384%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$55
375GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
65% Good
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 111
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.21
107% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65%
Great: 83%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
96GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 235
Write 283
Mixed 167
170% 228 MB/s
4K Read 1.37
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.41
144% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 148%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 33
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 20
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 121%
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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 5,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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