Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics164% 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.
Boot Drive227% 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)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180111
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:34
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.2% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 237
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 660
67% 530 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 502
Parallax 609
169% 541 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 536
Splatting 280
159% 359 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 164%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 747 756 721 748 724 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,966
Write 1,103
Mixed 724
SusWrite 753
251% 1,136 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 62.4
226% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,138
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 437
398% 633 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 227%
Great: 281%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
126GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1435 1403 996 874 835 785 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,062
Write 1,410
Mixed 885
SusWrite 1,055
301% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 62.6
237% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,196
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 448
423% 682 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 255%
Great: 281%
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
39GB free
Firmware: R0427AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 255 256 258 257 259 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 367
Write 378
Mixed 343
SusWrite 256
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 46.1
153% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 210
162% 221 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 121%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$200
104GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 142 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 141
Write 135
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 141
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 98%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
253GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 80 83 80 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 78
Write 42.2
Mixed 39
SusWrite 81.3
78% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
57% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 29.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.3
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 124%
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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 9,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,029
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