Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 02:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 244
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 650
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
48% Average
Lighting 184
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
48% 182 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 179
Splatting 123
48% 151 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$50
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 191 172 191 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 464
Write 254
Mixed 267
SusWrite 191
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 33.6
148% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 221
193% 288 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 101%
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$30
917GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 80.3
Write 82.8
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 82.4
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial STK4U2400D17081C 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 48%
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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 9,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $903
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