Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:16
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i7-6700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 439
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 691
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 185
Parallax 198
60% 194 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 179
Splatting 135
73% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
143GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 211
Write 121
Mixed 153
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 15.2
97% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 45.2
64% 117 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$151
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.5% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 107%
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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 5,111 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,017
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