Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 212%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 179%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics245% 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 Drive223% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateApr 29 '21 at 09:50
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 261
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 705
75% 583 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Gigabyte(1458 4041) ≥ 4GB; Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 3090 Xtreme 24GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
245% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 286
Parallax 330
265% 315 fps
MRender 359
Gravity 261
Splatting 186
222% 269 fps
Poor: 194%
This bench: 245%
Great: 261%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 856 600 604 604 601 599 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,708
Write 1,604
Mixed 693
SusWrite 644
259% 1,162 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 61.1
225% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,202
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 792
658% 956 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 223%
Great: 257%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
308GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 52 52 53 52 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 51.7
Write 49.4
Mixed 42.1
SusWrite 52.6
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 52%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 187 188 190 191 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 154
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 190
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.5
430% 3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$299
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 16.9
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 89%

 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 5,440 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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