Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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.
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.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:41
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 472
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 706
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$394
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 300
Parallax 307
97% 308 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 291
Splatting 237
104% 243 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEDMW012T4 1TB
948GB free
Firmware: 8EV101H0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 168
Write 181
Mixed 163
221% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 4.46
4K Mixed 0.63
177% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.2% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 103%
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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 4,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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