Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.5% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 18:18
Run Duration1016 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 550
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 548
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Lighting 250
Reflection 154
Parallax 377
92% 260 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 274
Splatting 175
84% 191 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 417
Mixed 422
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 22.4
141% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 75.8
DQ Mixed 22.3
49% 105 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
869GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 158
Mixed 134
116% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 0.58
4K Mixed 0.23
69% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
402GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 105
Mixed 97.1
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.28
73% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 114%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$84
25GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 99.1
Write 100
Mixed 103
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 82%
Generic USB SD Reader 2GB
1GB free, PID 9360
Operating at USB 1.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
0.8% Terrible
Read 1.14
Write 1.06
Mixed 1.1
1% 1.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.06
4K Mixed 0.06
8% 0.34 MB/s
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.8%
Great: 1%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$156
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 28.7
88% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 25.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
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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 6,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,191
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