Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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.
Boot Drive90.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150803
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:56
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 487
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 769
MC Mixed 742
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 363
Parallax 375
114% 368 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 376
Splatting 245
120% 274 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 480GB-$314
213GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 415
Mixed 445
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 17.6
115% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 42.3
97% 200 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 97%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
417GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 78.9
Write 88.6
Mixed 86.3
64% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.43
105% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 28.3
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 26.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 97%
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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 6,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,268
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