Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics145% 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.
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)
Memory13.2 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 23:31
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 722
80% 616 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 568
Reflection 517
Parallax 608
149% 564 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 563
Splatting 286
145% 371 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 145%
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 2,414
Write 1,477
Mixed 1,293
381% 1,728 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 91
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 1,298
DQ Mixed 1,016
801% 1,097 MB/s
Poor: 163% Great: 275%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
543GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 145 144 139 143 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 141
Write 134
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 143
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 174%
Lexar JumpDrive 64GB
60GB free, PID 0700
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 41.7
Write 42.5
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 40.1
55% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.7%
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 (91st percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 34.9
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 47.1
SC Mixed 32.8
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 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 2,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,086
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