Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 99.7%, 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 Drive80.2% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory18 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 20:02
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-7700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 145
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 489
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 651
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 254
Parallax 326
103% 306 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 311
Splatting 188
102% 234 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
34GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 511
Write 185
Mixed 267
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 30
124% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 50.3
89% 178 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
450GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 155
Write 135
Mixed 138
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMD16GX4M2A2666C15 01BA 8GBF1X08JEEE36-12-K 029E CMD16GX4M2A2666C15 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
66.1% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 20.4
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 21.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
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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 5,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,247
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