Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 179%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics203% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive298% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 31 '20 at 02:28
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 128
2-Core 258
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 687
74% 578 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
203% Outstanding
Lighting 265
Reflection 241
Parallax 314
214% 273 fps
MRender 287
Gravity 229
Splatting 139
191% 218 fps
Poor: 156%
This bench: 203%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1565 890 782 774 777 779 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,263
Write 2,072
Mixed 1,530
SusWrite 928
380% 1,698 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 82
303% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,407
DQ Write 1,192
DQ Mixed 1,290
969% 1,296 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 298%
Great: 335%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 444 440 431 431 444 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 433
Mixed 398
SusWrite 438
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 24.1
134% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 37.8
91% 186 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
920GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 163 170 172 172 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 178
Mixed 109
SusWrite 169
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 16.3
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 108%

 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 5,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,091
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HDDRAMUSB
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