Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics119% 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 Drive321% 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 (14%). 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 01:01
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 492
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 704
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
EVGA(3842 5678) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 356
Parallax 373
118% 371 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 378
Splatting 242
120% 274 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1373 1241 605 602 605 604 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,569
Write 2,308
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 838
391% 1,753 MB/s
4K Read 70.8
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 96.8
334% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,633
DQ Write 1,231
DQ Mixed 1,370
1,041% 1,411 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 321%
Great: 324%
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
99GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 139 139 139 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 433
Write 140
Mixed 203
SusWrite 139
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 36.9
148% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 160
129% 185 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
499GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 174 175 175 175 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 147
Mixed 77
SusWrite 174
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$112
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $977
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