Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics20% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 23:01
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 142
75% 117 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 425
57% 418 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 995 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
20% Poor
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 33.7
Parallax 33.7
20% 30.7 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 24.1
Splatting 24.9
20% 26.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$268
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,782
Write 4,260
Mixed 6,176
1,344% 6,073 MB/s
4K Read 596
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 109
1,083% 261 MB/s
DQ Read 1,557
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 233
324% 639 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 33.4
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%

 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 5,006 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,191
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