Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive283% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 06:02
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 142
2-Core 273
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 727
77% 603 Pts
64-Core 744
50% 744 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 387
Parallax 441
104% 408 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 398
Splatting 255
106% 298 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 731 510 501 484 469 458 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
283% Outstanding
Read 2,482
Write 1,999
Mixed 1,644
SusWrite 526
370% 1,663 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 90.3
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,390
DQ Write 1,207
DQ Mixed 1,283
966% 1,293 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 283%
Great: 318%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
383GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1845 869 594 591 590 588 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,965
Write 1,778
Mixed 866
SusWrite 846
304% 1,364 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 64.1
244% 94.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,096
DQ Write 1,340
DQ Mixed 903
768% 1,113 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 259%
Great: 256%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$75
347GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 97 96 96 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 77.7
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 95.8
61% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54%
Great: 64%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
396GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 146 146 143 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 117
Write 111
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 145
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.2
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 108%

 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 3,123 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: 60% - Good Total price: $1,038
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