Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive271% 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.
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 Date20170703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:09
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 445
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 611
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 668
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 203
Parallax 241
73% 226 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 216
Splatting 170
77% 179 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 658 661 665 662 663 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,346
Write 2,018
Mixed 1,425
SusWrite 705
362% 1,623 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 76.8
285% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,098
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 1,032
777% 1,039 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 271%
Great: 320%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 229 232 175 170 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 456
Mixed 403
SusWrite 222
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.8
211% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 22
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 82%
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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).

Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 7,111 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,002
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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