Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 21:53
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 441
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 673
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Lighting 294
Reflection 266
Parallax 287
90% 282 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 261
Splatting 182
89% 206 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
128GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 413
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 44.8
173% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 27.7
98% 216 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 171
Mixed 144
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 4.38
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.24
249% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39%
Great: 104%
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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 4,740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,200
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