Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.2% 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 Drive114% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 00:03
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 528
73% 532 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 279
Parallax 326
80% 304 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 287
Splatting 222
76% 235 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 261 258 247 220 208 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 488
Mixed 389
SusWrite 250
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 59.2
201% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB-$180
18GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 207 189 205 192 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 433
Write 224
Mixed 260
SusWrite 192
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.6
158% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 142
134% 210 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 103 97 96 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 50
Write 84
Mixed 59
SusWrite 99.9
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.5
147% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 65%
CBM Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID 6025
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.7 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
9.45% Terrible
Read 32.5
Write 6.3
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 6.8
13% 12.8 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
51% 4.6 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 9.45%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.16FA11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 78%
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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 9,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,028
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