Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive137% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 21:04
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 143
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 523
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 713
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 775
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 2784) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 174
Reflection 138
Parallax 220
59% 177 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 188
Splatting 115
65% 149 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 1TB
679GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 480
Mixed 507
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 66
230% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 159
172% 287 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 137%
Great: 136%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.1% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 11
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 106%
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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 6,364 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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HDDRAMUSB
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