Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive121% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:23
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 523
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 531
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 411.70
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 194
Reflection 175
Parallax 194
60% 188 fps
Gravity 175
Splatting 118
65% 146 fps
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 2TB-$630
936GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 471 474 477 472 469 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 483
Mixed 430
SusWrite 450
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 57.7
189% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 313
237% 318 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 121%
Great: 135%
Corsair Force GT 240GB-$199
33GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 129 134 136 201 177 MB/s
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
70.6% Very good
Read 250
Write 248
Mixed 247
SusWrite 151
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 34.8
140% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 160
130% 184 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 92%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
43GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 107 106 105 106 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 508
Write 154
Mixed 224
SusWrite 113
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 41.8
160% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 284
209% 278 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 126%
Corsair Force GT 180GB-$395
167GB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 130 104 110 143 97 MB/s
Performing below potential (92nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
76.5% Very good
Read 282
Write 225
Mixed 243
SusWrite 123
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 38
152% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 186
157% 230 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 79%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB-$60
881GB free
Firmware: MKAOA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 128 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 129
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 36.9
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 32.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
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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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