Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 02:14
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$223
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 407
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 449
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 210
Parallax 234
70% 222 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 199
Splatting 168
73% 171 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
18GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 195
Write 163
Mixed 161
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 12.1
94% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 45.7
70% 132 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 59%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
16GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 322
Mixed 346
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 16.5
104% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 40.9
59% 102 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$78
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 158
Mixed 156
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.4%
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 6,576 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: $1,271
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