Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive68.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:30
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i5-7600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.2% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 380
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 368
52% 346 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
Gigabyte(1458 3717) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 302
Parallax 347
103% 326 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 316
Splatting 195
102% 233 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 103%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
64GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 506
Write 129
Mixed 70.9
50% 235 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 10.4
108% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 28.3
72% 158 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
413GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 151
Write 133
Mixed 143
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.29
80% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 22
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 102%
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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 5,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,145
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $18
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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