Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GamingG1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive97.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-GamingG1  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160311
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 477
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 726
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$269
99GB free
Firmware: PSF104C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,549
Write 546
Mixed 787
210% 960 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 49.2
190% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 201
172% 239 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 165%
Great: 183%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 415
Mixed 408
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 27.5
153% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 27.1
58% 111 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
868GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 107
Write 95.4
Mixed 98.3
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.2% Average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.6
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z170X-GamingG1 Builds (Compare 400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GamingG1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,276
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HDDRAMUSB
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