Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory18.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-6700-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 384
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 598
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 150
Parallax 223
65% 192 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 160
Splatting 153
61% 145 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$72
31GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 392
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 28.2
142% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.9
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 24.1
50% 96.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
262GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 140
Mixed 127
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.44
171% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 0215 CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 0215 CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 0215 CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.1% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 79%
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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 5,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,144
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