Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.3% 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 Drive52.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 02:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.4% Very good
1-Core 123
2-Core 238
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 608
62% 491 Pts
64-Core 610
41% 610 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 317
Reflection 279
Parallax 303
83% 300 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 284
Splatting 216
77% 231 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$115
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 79 79 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 313
Write 87.5
Mixed 111
SusWrite 77.8
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 23.5
98% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 94.1
80% 120 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 123%
SanDisk Cruzer 64GB
38GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 6.4 7.5 9.2 9.9 9.7 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 11.5
Write 0.7
SusWrite 8
7% 6.73 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.5
98% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 6% Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
65.7% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.8
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.9
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.7%
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 11,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,039
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