Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.1% 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 Drive293% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 22:00
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 265
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 712
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 714
48% 714 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2435) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 362
Parallax 380
103% 378 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 378
Splatting 242
100% 276 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2240 615 604 614 611 612 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2127
Write 1,918
Mixed 1,414
SusWrite 883
355% 1,585 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 91.1
296% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,479
DQ Write 1,290
DQ Mixed 1,364
1,028% 1,378 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 293%
Great: 322%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
28GB free, PID 00c4
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 4.8 3.6 6.1 3.6 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 4.3
Write 3
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 4.8
6% 4.23 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Mixed 0
5% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
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 @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 36.3
117% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 49.6
SC Mixed 33.5
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
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 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 10,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $980
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