Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive64.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:09
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 463
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 693
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$400
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 291
Reflection 214
Parallax 428
105% 311 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 282
Splatting 269
102% 242 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
46GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 420
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51
192% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 118
145% 258 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 115%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
5GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 490
Write 162
Mixed 160
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 15.7
103% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 43.7
56% 94.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
180GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 143
Write 136
Mixed 128
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 115%
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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 5,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,238
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