Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive194% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:23
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 485
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 744
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 475
Reflection 412
Parallax 480
147% 455 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 437
Splatting 264
140% 319 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 143%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,657
Write 814
Mixed 1,056
259% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 42.8
202% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 496
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 182
196% 330 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 194%
Great: 239%
Samsung PM830 128GB
79GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 363
Write 307
Mixed 336
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 14.8
72% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 56.1
64% 113 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 160
Mixed 146
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.31
126% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 28.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 30.4
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 104%
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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-Gaming 7 Builds (Compare 5,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,026
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HDDRAMUSB
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