Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive275% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 21:13
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 433
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 692
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 459
Reflection 402
Parallax 421
138% 427 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 430
Splatting 258
137% 311 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
132GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,423
Write 1,658
Mixed 1,565
417% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 39.4
221% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 53.8
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 40.8
98% 190 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 275%
Great: 313%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
726GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 119
Write 137
Mixed 123
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.66
141% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$210
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.1
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 30.4
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 125%
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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 6,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,316
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