Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:26
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 394
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 629
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 188
Parallax 199
66% 203 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 194
Splatting 158
70% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 141 71 107 91 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 358
Write 359
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 122
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 29.6
115% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 93.2
102% 172 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0708
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 128 128 130 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 87
Write 140
Mixed 111
SusWrite 128
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
244% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 13.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 11.3
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 47%
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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 5,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,058
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