Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 87.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 21:18
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 422
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 691
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Zotac(19DA 3451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 202
Parallax 211
71% 217 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 215
Splatting 168
77% 180 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 65 64 57 60 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 414
Mixed 372
SusWrite 96.4
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.8
193% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 220
181% 259 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 96%
WDC WDS500G2B0B- 500GB
86GB free
Firmware: 90WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 363 382 371 383 386 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
110% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 423
Mixed 254
SusWrite 379
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.7
180% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 238
188% 262 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
702GB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 113 110 115 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 120
Write 124
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 113
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
2TB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 138 141 140 143 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 128
Write 138
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 141
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 102%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB
2TB free, PID 50a0
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 36 37 37 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 34.8
Write 38
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 37.1
48% 34.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
126% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 25.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 111%
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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 8,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,035
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