Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive88.4% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime6.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 05:54
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 452
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 682
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 378
Parallax 392
128% 398 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 395
Splatting 246
128% 292 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
120GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 369
Write 314
Mixed 324
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 35.3
108% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 127
123% 197 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$290
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 497
Write 422
Mixed 463
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 22.2
94% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 77.4
126% 243 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
241GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 91.7
Write 86.4
Mixed 84.9
66% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.39
91% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 28.1
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 28
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 125%
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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 6,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,207
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