Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive263% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '18 at 23:23
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 459
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 664
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 522
Parallax 638
180% 570 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 542
Splatting 290
162% 366 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 170%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$130
285GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 323
Write 230
Mixed 207
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 16.5
95% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 37.2
74% 152 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 85%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$115
59GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,638
Write 1,147
Mixed 1,380
378% 1,721 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 50.4
228% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 177
199% 342 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 263%
Great: 266%
USB2.0 Flash Disk 4GB
4GB free, PID 3234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 2% Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 27
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.4%
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 6,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,313
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