Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive86.3% 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 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).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:37
Run Duration260 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 456
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 715
106% 705 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 400
Parallax 442
130% 417 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 404
Splatting 259
132% 301 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 131%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
103GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 511
Write 325
Mixed 385
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 27
131% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 37.5
64% 117 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 95%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$280
99GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,898
Write 895
Mixed 1,055
282% 1,282 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 50.5
222% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 158
116% 144 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 203%
Great: 262%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 640GB
471GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48% Average
Read 87.1
Write 79.8
Mixed 89.6
65% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.65
137% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48%
Great: 79%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$13
25GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 142
Write 48.1
Mixed 71
95% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.57
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 1.34
145% 3.37 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 16GB-$8
10GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Read 40.3
Write 16.9
Mixed 17.9
28% 25 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 0.12
4K Mixed 0.14
46% 3.44 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22.8
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 115%
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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 5,529 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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