Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime13.9 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 00:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4560-$82
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
46.2% Average
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 97.9
45% 87.7 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 207
33% 232 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 60%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 102 68 65 66 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 98.8
Write 54.2
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 73.5
52% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 20.6
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 145
28% 145 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 56.4%
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 10,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $978
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