Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive235% 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
4 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateAug 07 '17 at 01:07
Run Duration307 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 440
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 703
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 303
Parallax 355
106% 332 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 304
Splatting 227
106% 246 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB
593GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 410
Mixed 413
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 53.6
196% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 131
144% 246 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 119%
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB
266GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 408
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 53
195% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 135
146% 246 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 119%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
171GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,818
Write 1,165
Mixed 1,252
312% 1,412 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 59.8
233% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 540
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 211
220% 365 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 235%
Great: 275%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
365GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 109
Write 115
Mixed 113
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.24
105% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 111%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$12
21GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 15.6
Mixed 18.7
27% 23.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.99
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.44
45% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 33%
Kingston DataTraveler 3.0 16GB
2GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Read 39.9
Write 22.5
Mixed 21.1
32% 27.8 MB/s
4K Read 8.71
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.5
69% 3.26 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 30.4
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.2
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96.7%
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 4,166 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 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,120
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