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 (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 below expectations (27th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 123
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 394
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 668
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.6% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 180
Parallax 197
64% 196 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 179
Splatting 125
65% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 315
Mixed 391
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 58.5
199% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
354GB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 88 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 92.4
115% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 30.1
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 27.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 79%
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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 5,662 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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,004
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HDDRAMUSB
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