Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 88.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.2% 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 Drive104% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 09 '18 at 22:50
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 122
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 437
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 665
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 224
Parallax 243
75% 236 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 223
Splatting 156
79% 183 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 322 326 310 309 299 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 377
Mixed 303
SusWrite 318
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.1
167% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 125%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$75
447GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 112
Write 102
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 106
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 30.9
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 31.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
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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 5,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,024
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