Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:42
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 423
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 666
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$360
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB; ASUS GTX 1070TI Cerebus
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2214 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 392
Parallax 453
131% 417 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 401
Splatting 262
128% 294 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 130%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
65GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,640
Write 1,174
Mixed 1,363
378% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 27.1
203% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 58.4
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 207
167% 224 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 246%
Great: 237%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
753GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 139
Mixed 145
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 23.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73%
Great: 108%
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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 6,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $996
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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