Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive161% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 02:33
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 206
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 561
58% 454 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.2% Above average
Lighting 192
Reflection 172
Parallax 261
50% 209 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 198
Splatting 132
55% 159 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 865 969 1057 1023 1074 1099 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 775
Write 893
Mixed 352
SusWrite 1,014
171% 759 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 34.3
134% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 615
DQ Write 631
DQ Mixed 682
496% 642 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 161%
Great: 263%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
841GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 105 7.2 145 185 8.2 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Read 262
Write 299
Mixed 211
SusWrite 120
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0
21% 4.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$90
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 115 114 115 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 113
Write 114
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 115
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$90
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 105 106 107 108 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 106
66% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 18.3
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.9
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 102%

 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 2,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,080
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