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 (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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.
Boot Drive202% 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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:11
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 483
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 484
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
EVGA(3842 6188) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 416
Reflection 411
Parallax 424
130% 417 fps
Gravity 413
Splatting 250
149% 332 fps
Poor: 66% Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$457
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8EV10171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 808 890 885 897 907 831 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 638
Write 900
Mixed 560
SusWrite 870
168% 742 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 48.1
227% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,607
DQ Write 921
DQ Mixed 1007
818% 1,178 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 202%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.M8FADG 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 28.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 88%
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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 7,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $1,085
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