Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.6% 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 Drive97.3% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 (28th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 136
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 429
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 753
MC Mixed 710
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 215
Parallax 237
75% 233 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 220
Splatting 152
78% 179 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 434 174 478 225 424 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 477
Mixed 308
SusWrite 325
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 36.3
135% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 68.2
131% 261 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
814GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 172 168 168 169 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 172
Mixed 101
SusWrite 168
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.3
258% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 106%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 181 182 183 183 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 202
Mixed 102
SusWrite 182
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 26.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 105%
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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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