Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.2% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 22:41
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-6600K-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 482
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 484
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1569 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 151
Reflection 125
Parallax 146
46% 140 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.5
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 411
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 19.6
115% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34.6
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 18.5
55% 110 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 126%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$64
864GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 88
Write 77.2
Mixed 74.6
60% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.43
116% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$201
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 25.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.5%
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 6,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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