Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.8% 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 Drive93% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:31
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 458
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 751
MC Mixed 715
106% 707 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 3994) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 278
Parallax 342
100% 312 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 274
Splatting 179
92% 212 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
749GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 407
Mixed 213
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 31.1
120% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 119
126% 211 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
65GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 101
Write 110
Mixed 93.8
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.34
98% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D4-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 88%
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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 6,122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,273
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