Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:11
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 498
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 704
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$41
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 76 72 70 70 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 353
Write 81
Mixed 123
SusWrite 72
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 37.7
132% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 74.8
DQ Mixed 86.9
66% 91.1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 68%
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
74GB free
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 54 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 511
Write 356
Mixed 384
SusWrite 90.1
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 43.6
160% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 244
205% 295 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.1
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 27.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 95%
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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 7,783 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: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $980
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