Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 12:27
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 671
72% 559 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 267
Reflection 206
Parallax 262
70% 245 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 221
Splatting 160
66% 204 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 113 83 83 84 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 472
Write 308
Mixed 327
SusWrite 136
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 38.5
161% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 186
164% 244 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
92GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 77 97 96 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 100
Write 90
Mixed 47
SusWrite 90.5
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.1% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 24
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 93%
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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 11,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,059
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