Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive139% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:10
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 450
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 722
106% 711 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 402
Parallax 421
128% 418 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 416
Splatting 258
128% 306 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 131%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$334
44GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,217
Write 457
Mixed 812
182% 829 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 30.1
196% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 49.9
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 30.1
48% 87.1 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 139%
Great: 222%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 125
Write 119
Mixed 107
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.57
125% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
60GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 156
Write 116
Mixed 140
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 34.3
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 48.8
SC Mixed 31.4
98% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
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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 5,126 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 - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $991
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