Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive221% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 00:46
Run Duration266 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Memory 89.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 233
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 455
62% 455 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (99 fps cap detected)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 99.4
Reflection 99.4
Parallax 99.4
26% 99.4 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 99.1
Splatting 99.4
29% 99.3 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 769 700 660 621 596 601 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,940
Write 891
Mixed 677
SusWrite 658
230% 1,041 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 59
224% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,224
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 449
418% 672 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 221%
Great: 280%
SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB
64GB free
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 241 237 237 234 235 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 444
Write 243
Mixed 210
SusWrite 237
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 24.5
132% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 186
170% 263 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 85%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$90
271GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 384 378 366 378 393 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 411
Write 410
Mixed 306
SusWrite 380
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.8
153% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 159
145% 214 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 105%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
167GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 388 400 405 422 440 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 442
Mixed 327
SusWrite 406
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 47.2
171% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 178
179% 290 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 114%

 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 3,086 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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