Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
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 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics149% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 00:31
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 6800-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 87.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 249
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 585
66% 508 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6800-XT-$650
MSI(1462 3951) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
149% Outstanding
Lighting 191
Reflection 226
Parallax 384
154% 267 fps
MRender 338
Gravity 148
Splatting 245
144% 243 fps
Poor: 156%
This bench: 149%
Great: 172%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 22 15 17 9.6 12 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 86%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
959GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 134 135 135 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 163
Write 134
Mixed 108
SusWrite 134
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.7% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 75%

 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 5,424 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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