Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (72nd 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 i7-7700-$326
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 484
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 662
98% 655 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
57% 182 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 179
Splatting 123
65% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$40
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 191 172 191 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th 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: 59%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 100%
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$34
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 (54th 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: 47%
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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 8,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $984
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