Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive103% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:34
Run Duration342 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 468
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 656
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 387
Parallax 401
127% 401 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 408
Splatting 250
131% 298 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 404
Mixed 413
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 42.4
152% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 105
118% 203 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
51GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 414
Mixed 424
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 41.5
155% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 100
121% 214 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
32GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 515
Write 330
Mixed 395
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 31
129% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 54.1
83% 154 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
212GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 134
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.002
55% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
161GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 153
Write 137
Mixed 144
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
131GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 149
Mixed 134
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
69GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 167
Write 140
Mixed 141
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 113%
WD easystore 25FB 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 159
Write 156
Mixed 138
193% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.28
105% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 70%
WD My Passport 0741 1TB
608GB free, PID 0741
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 79%
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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 7,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,143
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