Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive143% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 23:12
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 451
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 658
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 292
Parallax 301
92% 296 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 288
Splatting 234
103% 242 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB (2017)-$170
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 374 376 376 377 378 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,018
Write 562
Mixed 324
SusWrite 379
126% 571 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 46
183% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 567
DQ Write 472
DQ Mixed 441
352% 494 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 143%
Great: 155%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
813GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 134 133 129 138 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 123
Write 133
Mixed 66
SusWrite 132
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$143
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 28
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 31.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 110%
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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 8,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,032
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