Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive335% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). 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 @ 3.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 06:02
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 255
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 749
76% 600 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 37C6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 356
Parallax 452
116% 417 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 411
Splatting 246
120% 350 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$167
905GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R110 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 1401 1463 1619 1713 1590 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,082
Write 1,820
Mixed 1,444
SusWrite 1,435
380% 1,695 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 264
4K Mixed 108
381% 146 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 1,338
DQ Mixed 498
532% 860 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 335%
Great: 385%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 36.4
118% 41.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 47
SC Mixed 34.3
100% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
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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 10,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $974
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