Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.2% 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 Drive51.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateJul 04 '17 at 21:41
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 239
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 680
70% 553 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.2% Above average
Lighting 73.5
Reflection 74.5
Parallax 62.4
59% 70.2 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 67.2
Splatting 70.6
54% 68.9 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDTR512GB-3D 512GB
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 483
Write 261
Mixed 276
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 8.86
51% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 26.2
DQ Mixed 8.4
10% 18.2 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 111%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 107%

 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 5,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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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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