Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Gaming 72%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 92.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.8% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 15:07
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 486
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 488
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 190
Parallax 228
70% 215 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 201
Splatting 155
71% 166 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$148
9GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 256
Mixed 409
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 45.8
151% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 127
139% 237 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
783GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 166
Mixed 159
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.37
144% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 47.8
MC Mixed 38.5
122% 42.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 31.1
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 117%
Great: 109%
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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 5,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,181
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