Biostar Z170GT7

Performance Results

Gaming 60%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.9% 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 Drive232% 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.
Run History
MotherboardBiostar Z170GT7  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 21:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$160
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 141
2-Core 282
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 545
74% 543 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1357 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Lighting 71.2
Reflection 71.5
Parallax 86.4
59% 76.4 fps
MRender 71.7
Gravity 69.4
Splatting 58.6
42% 66.6 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1113 1109 1114 1136 1140 1136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,792
Write 1,100
Mixed 760
SusWrite 1,125
266% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 57.9
228% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 366
319% 457 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 232%
Great: 224%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 189 189 190 190 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 172
Mixed 104
SusWrite 189
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
253% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2533 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170GT7 Builds (Compare 22 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Biostar Z170GT7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $446
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