Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.4% 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)
Boot Drive265% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 00:14
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 84.1
1-Core 134
2-Core 259
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 648
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 690
46% 690 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2765) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 31.9
Reflection 32
Parallax 40
26% 34.6 fps
MRender 42.6
Gravity 41.6
Splatting 33.8
34% 39.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 870 617 639 620 625 608 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,119
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,384
SusWrite 663
341% 1,528 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 76.2
264% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,434
DQ Write 1,197
DQ Mixed 1,304
980% 1,311 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 265%
Great: 318%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
39GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 319 320 307 271 207 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 364
Write 378
Mixed 325
SusWrite 297
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 53.1
178% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 247
187% 252 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 122%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
663GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 103 102 103 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 99.4
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 102
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 110%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
577GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 84 85 84 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 81.3
Write 65.9
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 84.6
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$203
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.9
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 105%

 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 5,436 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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