Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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)
Memory20.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 20:10
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 208
79% 164 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 460
62% 454 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 26.20.13031.10003
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
36% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 79.2
Parallax 184
36% 133 fps
MRender 61.5
Gravity 142
Splatting 87.1
36% 96.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 90 82 100 93 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 279
Write 127
Mixed 174
SusWrite 92.7
37% 168 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 34.2
130% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 93.5
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 66.8
63% 96.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 75%
Intel 520 Series 180GB-$300
168GB free
Firmware: LCSi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 151 168 172 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 330
Write 180
Mixed 234
SusWrite 160
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.2
158% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 221
170% 233 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 88%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
407GB free
Firmware: 1AA01110
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 84 86 85 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 81.7
Write 87.2
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 84.1
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2666C15D4/8G 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.M8FADG KHX2666C15D4/8G 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.M8FADG 24GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
79.6% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 28.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 87%
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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 10,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,054
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