Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 94.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '19 at 23:21
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 730
79% 614 Pts
64-Core 729
49% 729 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 404
Parallax 410
83% 377 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 362
Splatting 253
96% 277 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,452
Write 1,469
Mixed 1310
384% 1,744 MB/s
4K Read 67.8
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 89.4
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 1304
DQ Mixed 1,012
799% 1,095 MB/s
Poor: 162% Great: 275%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
543GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 143 143 142 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 134
Write 136
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 143
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 174%
Lexar JumpDrive 64GB
60GB free, PID 0700
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 41
Write 42.5
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 42.5
56% 40.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0
26% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 46%
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 @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 44.1
MC Mixed 35.4
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 32.8
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%

 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 2,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,086
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