Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive302% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 14:58
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 286
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 817
85% 666 Pts
64-Core 811
54% 811 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 70.1
68% 78 fps
MRender 72.1
Gravity 75.2
Splatting 74.7
44% 74 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,664
Write 1,787
Mixed 1,806
462% 2,086 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 66.3
243% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 117
130% 215 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 302%
Great: 348%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$77
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 173
Write 130
Mixed 124
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
86% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 88%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$77
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 174
Write 124
Mixed 128
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.17
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 29.8
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 97%

 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 3,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,007
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