Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 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 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive29% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 20:58
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 46%
Watch Gameplay: 2080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 105
2-Core 186
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 511
54% 421 Pts
64-Core 605
41% 605 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.2% Very good
Lighting 328
Reflection 250
Parallax 333
86% 304 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 212
Splatting 141
74% 244 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$280
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 203 84 156 130 236 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 312
Write 290
Mixed 222
SusWrite 170
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 4.2
21% 5.5 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 29%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
373GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 97 89 64 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 105
Write 56
Mixed 29
SusWrite 81.3
49% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 104%

 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 3,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,001
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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