Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 88.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% 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 Drive202% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory52.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:56
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 425
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 628
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 387
Parallax 445
136% 423 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 420
Splatting 255
134% 306 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 135%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1127 452 300 300 300 301 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 2,262
Write 1,476
Mixed 963
SusWrite 463
285% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 60.2
220% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 286
231% 332 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 202%
Great: 269%
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$84
110GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 393 387 402 397 403 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 464
Mixed 322
SusWrite 390
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 45.7
159% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 285
232% 330 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 6TB
633GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 137 145 146 146 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 108
Write 128
Mixed 106
SusWrite 145
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
412% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 90%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 161 159 161 161 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 80.2
Write 123
Mixed 26
SusWrite 161
70% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.7
331% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 97%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
481GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 104 104 103 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 63
Write 67.2
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 104
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 97%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 185 186 184 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 140
Mixed 31
SusWrite 185
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
357% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$558
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 32.7
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 30.1
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 132%
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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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,026
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