Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics102% 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.
Boot Drive186% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 19:50
Run Duration321 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.1% Good
Memory 69.1
1-Core 104
2-Core 196
71% 123 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 332
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 137
Parallax 127
100% 129 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 130
Splatting 117
103% 120 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 525 319 280 276 265 255 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 1,763
Write 1,365
Mixed 625
SusWrite 320
225% 1,018 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 52.5
191% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,040
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 615
516% 759 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 186%
Great: 253%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
441GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1647 1014 610 601 621 619 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 1,814
Write 1,627
Mixed 1193
SusWrite 852
307% 1,372 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 74.7
241% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,270
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 894
680% 935 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 242%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 10.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 44: 6R 4G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
44% 18% 66 182 84 30 84.6" 2560 1440 SAM0D3A SAMSUNG
History: Score 37: 5R 3G 3B | Score 52: 7R 5G 2B | Score 44: 6R 4G 2B
Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 5,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,098
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback