Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 102%, 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 Drive79.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:45
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-6600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 535
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 538
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 391
Parallax 398
130% 408 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 411
Splatting 237
128% 292 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
28GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 498
Write 242
Mixed 249
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 21.5
136% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35.6
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 59.8
61% 94.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
931GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 193
Mixed 181
145% 192 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.36
147% 1.54 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
684GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 165
Mixed 153
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.3
133% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
450GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 147
Write 127
Mixed 131
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.16
65% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G 04CD F4-2400C15-4GRR KHX2133C14D4/4G 04CD F4-2400C15-4GRR 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 23.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 80%
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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 6,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,268
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