Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:20
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 505
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 707
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 169
Parallax 183
59% 183 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 190
Splatting 150
69% 161 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$69
30GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 351
Write 203
Mixed 212
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 16.2
65% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 60.2
71% 126 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
240GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 133
Write 133
Mixed 130
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 109%
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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 4,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,160
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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