Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration524 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$266
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 127
2-Core 248
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 709
76% 589 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 164
Reflection 183
Parallax 192
132% 179 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 172
Splatting 123
133% 142 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 133%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,414
Write 2,094
Mixed 1,142
417% 1,883 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 93.8
314% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,415
DQ Write 1,195
DQ Mixed 1,289
970% 1,300 MB/s
Poor: 205% Great: 334%
Samsung PM830 2.5" 7mm 128GB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 148 156 157 164 159 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 104
Write 129
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 156
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 2.33 MB/s
Crucial MX300 525GB-$150
192GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 474 283 249 249 252 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 394
Write 244
Mixed 217
SusWrite 324
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.6
147% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 323
234% 298 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 99%
Samsung PM830 128GB
109GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 180 171 181 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 453
Write 184
Mixed 201
SusWrite 176
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 22.3
91% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 62.8
DQ Mixed 105
95% 152 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.4% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $983
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