Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive117% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). 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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:01
Run Duration370 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 528
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 762
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 159
Reflection 160
Parallax 160
49% 160 fps
Gravity 162
Splatting 159
68% 160 fps
Poor: 57% Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$425
464GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 492
Mixed 506
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 36.9
169% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 171
179% 295 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 117%
Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.4% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 112%
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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 7,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,090
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