Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.3% 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 Drive119% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 23:10
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 258
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 680
72% 564 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$405
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Lighting 316
Reflection 283
Parallax 305
81% 301 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 302
Splatting 234
79% 246 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 441 444 414 404 418 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 435
Mixed 417
SusWrite 424
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 54.4
183% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 308
246% 346 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 468 470 457 476 481 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 482
Mixed 390
SusWrite 468
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.6
212% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$228
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 107%
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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 9,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,056
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