Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive261% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 22:36
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i3-7100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 331
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 330
49% 328 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$700
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 160
Parallax 264
73% 215 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 187
Splatting 184
69% 164 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
65GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,815
Write 1,363
Mixed 1,390
407% 1,856 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 29.5
209% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 59.3
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 32.2
49% 89.5 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 261%
Great: 282%
WDC WD20 EARS-00MVWB0 2TB
630GB free, PID 2336
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Read 36.1
Write 30.2
Mixed 31.7
41% 32.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.19
63% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 20%
JetFlash Transcend 32GB
20GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 31.6
Write 25.6
Mixed 14.1
28% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.16
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.71
63% 1.55 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 04EF Team-Elite-2400 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 25.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 81%
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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 5,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,149
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