Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 00:06
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
79.3% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 122
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 366
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 618
91% 609 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 299
Reflection 278
Parallax 336
96% 304 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 281
Splatting 229
101% 237 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 490
Write 424
Mixed 390
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 51.7
170% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
5GB free
Firmware: CC4H
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 74.7
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
97GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 111 108 109 154 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 160
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 122
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 104%
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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 6 Builds (Compare 693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $910
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HDDRAMUSB
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