Biostar Z170GT7

Performance Results

Gaming 57%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 80.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.2% 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.
Run History
MotherboardBiostar Z170GT7  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:17
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-6600K-$233
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 420
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 425
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
55.9% Above average
Lighting 159
Reflection 161
Parallax 208
55% 176 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 147
Splatting 120
57% 133 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$168
213GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 487
Write 255
Mixed 264
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 22.9
100% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 47.7
83% 168 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 187
Mixed 158
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.34
95% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2267 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 26.7
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170GT7 Builds (Compare 56 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%

Motherboard: Biostar Z170GT7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $765
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