Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics158% 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 Drive291% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 9 days ago.
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
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:31
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 411
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 676
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
EVGA(3842 2183) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 427
Parallax 554
163% 498 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 435
Splatting 241
154% 352 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 158%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1449 1173 589 596 611 611 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 2,546
Write 2,289
Mixed 1,445
SusWrite 838
397% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 90.3
300% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,057
DQ Write 938
DQ Mixed 986
742% 994 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 291%
Great: 316%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
377GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 496 496 496 496 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 494
Mixed 404
SusWrite 496
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 65.5
222% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 366
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 136%
Great: 133%
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
215GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 473 473 473 474 473 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 473
Mixed 329
SusWrite 473
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 46.8
171% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 237
208% 310 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 116%
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 as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 30.6
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 31.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 46.9
85% 46.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
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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 5,659 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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