Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics156% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive320% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 01:29
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 418
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 676
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
EVGA(3842 2183) ≥ 4GB; RTX 2080 XC ULTRA GAMING, 08G-P4-2183-KR 8GB GDDR6
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 497
Reflection 408
Parallax 538
158% 481 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 432
Splatting 253
155% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 156%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1513 1136 605 607 608 608 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 2542
Write 2,305
Mixed 1,477
SusWrite 846
400% 1,793 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 99.3
337% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,462
DQ Write 1,307
DQ Mixed 1,354
1,024% 1,374 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 320%
Great: 324%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
377GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 495 495 495 495 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 494
Mixed 416
SusWrite 495
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 68.1
234% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 139%
Great: 134%
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
214GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 472 472 473 473 473 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 472
Mixed 330
SusWrite 472
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 48.5
180% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 238
213% 323 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 119%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 31.4
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 33.2
96% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 46.4
86% 46.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 110%
Great: 121%
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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 5,606 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,071
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