Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive76.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 17:47
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 449
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 723
MC Mixed 662
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 318
Parallax 350
109% 341 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 326
Splatting 223
109% 251 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
305GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 379
Write 329
Mixed 324
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 34.8
140% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 129
119% 187 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 117%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$199
97GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 249
Mixed 251
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 25.5
136% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 77.9
102% 184 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 87%
Intel 330 Series 240GB
79GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 473
Write 195
Mixed 254
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 20.7
126% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 71.5
90% 159 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
586GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 136
Mixed 135
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$32
383GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 88.8
Write 78.5
Mixed 89.5
65% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.38
102% 1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$36
217GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 78.1
Write 95.3
Mixed 86.6
65% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.62
132% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$184
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.5% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 40.5%
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 4,518 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 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,178
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