Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 62.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68% 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 (32%). 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)
Memory1.6 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 03:59
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 (10th percentile)
62.9% Good
SC Int 88.1
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 93.4
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 312
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 352
52% 344 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 163
Parallax 245
66% 202 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 186
Splatting 120
63% 145 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.5%
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 below expectations (39th percentile)
68% Good
Read 483
Write 260
Mixed 267
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 15.6
106% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 65.7
DQ Mixed 15.7
22% 40.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68%
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 (8th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 117
Write 108
Mixed 158
97% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.2
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.5%
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 (13th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 82.2
49% 82.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.9%
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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