Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.8% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151019
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 23:30
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 551
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 732
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 281
Parallax 293
90% 287 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 269
Splatting 218
98% 228 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$178
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 279 355 285 291 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 358
Mixed 319
SusWrite 304
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.6
154% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 196
176% 265 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
494GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 158 157 156 157 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 193
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 157
113% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
270GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 122 120 123 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 175
Write 180
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 122
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$104
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 27.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 95%
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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 5,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $986
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HDDRAMUSB
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