Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1842 x 1048 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 524
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 735
MC Float 830
MC Mixed 799
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3672) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1543 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Lighting 286
Reflection 239
Parallax 264
86% 263 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 247
Splatting 167
86% 199 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 406
Mixed 419
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.5
171% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 20.8
100% 227 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 112%
Great: 123%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 156
Write 140
Mixed 146
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.16
78% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 27.2
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 102%
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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 7,518 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 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,079
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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