Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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.
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
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '16 at 06:12
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 496
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 747
MC Mixed 716
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 310
Parallax 320
105% 327 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 316
Splatting 240
110% 255 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$196
602GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 104%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$89
333GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 477
Write 324
Mixed 330
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 10.7
101% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 76.2
DQ Mixed 10.7
20% 37.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 108%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
788GB free
Firmware: ML6OA180 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 98.1
Write 106
Mixed 84.9
72% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.37
97% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 73%
Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 32GB-$72
30GB free, PID a203
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
34% Below average
Read 70.8
Write 100
Mixed 89
117% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.91
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.32
36% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 34%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 33.2
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 34.2
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
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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 6,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $980
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