Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive250% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:53
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 482
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 817
MC Mixed 758
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$330
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 250
Reflection 152
Parallax 346
88% 249 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 237
Splatting 173
77% 178 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
126GB free
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 498
Write 255
Mixed 338
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 5.86
93% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 6.01
56% 130 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 69%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$114
116GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,442
Write 1,075
Mixed 1,265
350% 1,594 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.6
240% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 125
137% 233 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 250%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
689GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70% Good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 130
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.35
96% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 30.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 5,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,235
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HDDRAMUSB
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