Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.9% 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 Drive71.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (91%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:56
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 91%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 89
SC Float 81.4
SC Mixed 97.8
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 293
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 344
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Lighting 153
Reflection 103
Parallax 204
53% 153 fps
MRender 88.4
Gravity 184
Splatting 97.1
55% 123 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$70
22GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 490
Write 269
Mixed 275
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 16.2
108% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 39.8
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 16.3
37% 72.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
209GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 160
96% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.18
90% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 13.8
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 89%
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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 4,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,153
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