Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:15
Run Duration75 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 451
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 696
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 163
Parallax 308
76% 228 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 183
Splatting 179
69% 164 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,544
Write 7,875
Mixed 7,948
1,813% 8,122 MB/s
4K Read 622
4K Write 270
4K Mixed 366
1,555% 420 MB/s
DQ Read 1,408
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 987
787% 1,112 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$168
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25.3
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 26.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 110%
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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 5,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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HDDRAMUSB
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