Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 493
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 766
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 79.3
Parallax 117
36% 105 fps
MRender 77.8
Gravity 109
Splatting 79.6
38% 88.7 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
180GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 372
Write 322
Mixed 324
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 53.6
DQ Mixed 17
20% 32.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 118
Write 126
Mixed 115
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.42
117% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB-$106
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 99%
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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 6,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,273
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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